Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Fort Worth today was littered with promises, grandiose gestures, a harangue against Marco Rubio, an endorsement from Chris Christie (woopty doo), and a threat to decimate our 1st Amendment rights. Yes, you are reading that correctly. Donald Trump is promising, no he’s threatening to tear down the 1st Amendment. Watch:
You heard correctly. He wants to go after any news media outlet (he specifically names the Washington Post and New York Times) that writes up stories on him that HE deems as wrong or malicious and sue the pants off of them, and wants us all to do the same.
What’s the big deal you ask? Lets check out the reaction across the Twitterverse first:
@mckaycoppins Oh cool, now he's down with squashing freedom of the press. What won't that wacky Trump say next?
— The Mental Recession (@rustyweiss74) February 26, 2016
— Walter Olson (@walterolson) February 26, 2016