There are a whole lot of reasons to fear a Trump presidency, but this admission that he is going to expand libel laws so that he can sue people who say things he doesn’t like is a pretty bad one.
— Eric H. (@ericinva) February 26, 2016
The thing is, if Obama announced this, most of his supporters would call him a fascist and a totalitarian. But because Trump does it, they applaud. There are no principles here, just a tribalistic, guttural, animalistic realpolitik.
Here’s a longer video of his statement:
Yes, we all hate the mainstream media. But eroding the Constitution and suing them because they annoy Donald Trump isn’t the solution, and it should alarm ANY American who has even the slightest shred of respect for the Constitution.