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In Revoking Press Credentials, Trump Casts Himself as Punisher in Chief

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CHILLING NEWS: 'What  will prompt a  Trump credential ban  from his presidential campaign events.“If people don’t cover me fairly, or if they actually make things up, I don’t know why anybody should be allowed,” he said. 'Fairness, and, increasingly, accuracy, is in the eye of the candidate! That is worrisome, especially if Mr. Trump takes his strategy to the White House.' 'Only Mr. Trump knows whether the bans are the result of pique or some carefully thought-out strategy (he denies the latter).But that doesn’t matter. As of now, there is only this: The all-but-confirmed standard-bearer of one of the United States’s two major political parties is actively stripping credentials from news organizations that report things that he deems unfair or inaccurate. He has a black list and, unlike the one that Nixon kept, this is not a secret. Quite the opposite. '

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