REALLY!? CNN reporter claims Trump shunning Jim Acosta gives authoritarian leaders green light to ‘quash a free press’

As Twitchy told you earlier, President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May talked to reporters at a press conference in London. Well, not ALL reporters. President Trump skipped CNN’s Jim Acosta:

THIS ‘Dear Diary’ entry will be LIT! Trump refuses question from Jim Acosta during joint U.K. presser https://t.co/zQLlf2xZcW

— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) July 13, 2018

Trump: “I don’t take questions from CNN. Fake news. Let’s go to John Roberts of Fox. A real network.” pic.twitter.com/j1WdTK4tok

— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) July 13, 2018

CNN’s Chris Cillizza flipped out over Trump’s Acosta diss, completely forgetting all the MSM fawning during the Obama years. Next up, CNN reporter Hadas Gold, who spotted danger in Trump shutting down Jim Acosta:

The U.S. president doing this abroad is like giving authoritarian leaders around the world, who put reporters in jail, who try to quash a free press, a green light. https://t.co/JxANJ42YJa

— Hadas Gold (@Hadas_Gold) July 13, 2018

It is?

No, it isn’t. It really isn’t. https://t.co/koVu1eab98

— (((≠))) (@ThomasHCrown) July 13, 2018

We didn’t think so.

Claiming that mockery of CNN is an endorsement of imprisoning reporters is every bit as stupid as claiming that criticism of a president is an endorsement of violence against elected leaders. Get a grip. https://t.co/pCIPjuEZoA

— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) July 13, 2018

Equating Trump being mean to Jim Acosta to dictators in countries where journalists are jailed and murdered is not the right comparison and it makes the media look so petty with a Chicken Little worldview, no different than the London protesters https://t.co/H1q4lDgwM1

— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) July 13, 2018

LMAO saying he isn’t going to take questions from CNN isn’t the equivalent to North Korea….

Shocking that this tweet comes from a CNN employee… https://t.co/4fpCRxjpH1

— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) July 13, 2018

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