Americans love freedom. From day one. Freedom of the press is guaranteed in the First Amendment to our Constitution.
As an elected official for 40 years, I wasn’t always enamored with reporters. They pressed and pressed on issues I thought I had explained clearly. But that’s the point. Reporters come into their jobs skeptical and adversarial toward those with power. So I knew then, as I know now, that a free press is the cornerstone of freedom.
That is why it is utterly outrageous when President Trump calls the press the ‘enemy of the people’ and bans certain media outlets from press conferences. WE MUST FIGHT BACK!
One great way to fight back is to subscribe to one, or more, news organizations to support independent investigative journalism.
Here’s a short list that I recommend as a start. Let’s resist!