Earlier this month, CNN expressed outrage when Trump posted a video showing him bodyslamming and punching the network.
It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters.
But I think they’re misreading it, perhaps intentionally. In the video, Trump inflicts fake violence on Vince McMahon, presumably with McMahon’s consent. Trump gets free media coverage. McMahon gets a ratings boost for his little wrestling show. It’s a win-win.
After the original attack, McMahon even expressed fake outrage in response to the fake violence. “I’ll never forget this! I’ll never forget this!”