December 4, 2016 8:19 pm -

Why have a press to hold leaders accountable when they can just tweet whatever they want?

At the Reagan National Defense Forum, CNN’s Barbara Starr asked the former vice president if Trump’s casual tone on Twitter was dangerous…


“I think one of the reasons people get so concerned about the tweets is it’s sort of a way around the press,” he said. “It’s modern era, modern technology. He’s at the point where we don’t need you guys anymore.”

Pausing a moment for audience laughter, Cheney added: “I apologize.”



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.