Change in tone or a sarcastic quip?
President Donald Trump might be trying to quell the tension between himself and the media.
While at an event in the White House to honor first responders of the I-85 highway collapse after it was set ablaze in Atlanta on March 30, the president complimented the media.
Or did he?
“You know these folks back here,” the president said as he motioned toward reporters gathered to chronicle the event. “They’re very famous, most of ’em. It’s called: the media. They’re very honorable people.
“But you’re more honorable,” he told the rescue workers.
The comment was in stark contrast to the battled he has fought against the media since his campaign began to gain steam.
And it comes as the press continues to grasp at any straw to criticize the president.
The battle has been so contentious that President Trump won’t be attending the annual White House Correspondents Dinner.
Some on social media believed the president was being sarcastic.
— JeaniegirlDC (@jeaniegirldc) April 14, 2017
@BreitbartNews I love my POTUS sarcasm!
— Cheryl J Henderson (@AcherylJh) April 14, 2017
But many leftists went out of their minds, using it to hammer the president as a flip-flopper.
Apparently, Trump wakes up every day with no memory of what he has said before.https://t.co/Ua6cipsJIF
— Pitt Griffin (@pittgriffin) April 14, 2017
— The Universe (@msgfromuniverse) April 13, 2017
— Barbara Walsh (@AtreiyaN7) April 13, 2017
@carolelee Did we all wake up in an alternate universe on Monday?
— StacyB (@Stacy_B_Irish) April 13, 2017
@carolelee He will do anything to defray from the Russians! The man is clearly a pathological liar – can’t tell the truth from fiction. SAD
— Juana (@juanabean) April 13, 2017
Yeah that’s it.
Or perhaps …
— Johnnette Eggert (@jmwforg) April 14, 2017
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