Some sources in WH are frankly surprised at how pundits are warming to the speech. Sa
Too many in the media are still—after all this time—waiting for Donald Trump to “pivot” and become “presidential,” and they think maybe Tuesday night’s speech was the moment. But the only way to think that is to allow yourself to be fooled by Trump reading from his script, and ignore his words. Take it from White House sources:
This was still a speech filled with anti-immigrant hate, terrible policies, and lies. Seriously:
Trump’s staff just tacked on some cornball language about optimism and dreams and the American Spirit and got him to lay off ranting and raving and attacking the media for once. And a lot of media figures showed just how weak they are by buying it as something new.