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Jon Karl reveals Kayleigh McEnany is driving
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Posted By: Imright, 7/13/2020 5:35:26 PM

ABC News White House correspondent Jonathan Karl ripped White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany in an op-ed on Monday, claiming her briefings were “political shows” rather than opportunities to provide information to the public.Karl, who wrote a book disparaging the administration called, “Front Row at the Trump Show,” complained in his Washington Post piece that McEnany regularly reprimands “the media” and that she would not directly answer a question about President Donald Trump’s criticisms of NASCAR.Joining CNN’s Brian Stelter Monday, Karl, who is also head of the White House Correspondents Association, doubled down on his piece and used the appearance to future denigrate McEnany’s performances.“ I believe very firmly that

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NeverForget 7/13/2020 5:38:27 PM (No. 477181)
Karleigh rocks!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Older and Wiser 7/13/2020 5:38:45 PM (No. 477182)
For Karl and the press it certainly seems to all be political.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo 7/13/2020 5:42:46 PM (No. 477186)
Wow a politicial press confernece is ...political. Only a liberal would be so dumb as to expect a political press conference to be apolitical.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby 7/13/2020 5:46:45 PM (No. 477193)
How does it feel to have the shoe on the other foot Karl?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: droopydog 7/13/2020 5:49:28 PM (No. 477198)
Ha! Jon Karl complains about "political shows". That's a good one.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Avanti1 7/13/2020 5:50:23 PM (No. 477201)
If the press wants an unbiased, a political answer they should ask an unbiased, a political question. Of they want to play games they should be prepared to lose to a better player such as Kayleigh.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 7/13/2020 5:52:22 PM (No. 477203)
Ha ha they would REALLY hate what I would do to them. The ones who weren't in prison, anyway.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/13/2020 5:56:08 PM (No. 477206)
Karl and Stelter.....two crybaby little girl liars who are jealous of a real woman .. Get a REAL job you two lazy asshats! We love ❤️ Kayleigh Keep getting their panties twisted!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 7/13/2020 6:03:18 PM (No. 477213)
Wah, wah, wah, she's being mean to me, mommy!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/13/2020 6:05:12 PM (No. 477214)
But But But She's WHITE !!!! MAGA \
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bobn.t 7/13/2020 6:11:14 PM (No. 477220)
Love her. She's great at keeping the liars in line. Maga 2020 Trump 2020
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Reply 12 - Posted by: cor-vet 7/13/2020 6:12:30 PM (No. 477221)
Karl, now it's 'Every Day at the Kayleigh' show, and you're all the straight men! It must hurt to be so dumb as to come back day after day, asking loaded questions and then getting slapped down by a 'mere' girl!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/13/2020 6:25:33 PM (No. 477244)
I don't think they were ever far from going insane. Trying to open the original article is driving me there.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Vaquero45 7/13/2020 6:29:40 PM (No. 477252)
Jon Karl, James Acosta and the rest of the “press” at the White House are simpering little bullies. When they get slapped around - especially by a small woman - they whimper and bawl, and run home to their mommies.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bamboozle 7/13/2020 6:32:03 PM (No. 477256)
Note to staff: the link labeled Original Article seems to point back to this page, not to the article.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MDConservative 7/13/2020 6:49:45 PM (No. 477275)
Karl knows the she is doing an excellent job. What he describes is what press flaks do...especially in a political environment where every question is a potential landmine.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: mizzmac 7/13/2020 6:50:54 PM (No. 477277)
Let me get this straight: author/progressive apologist/gotcha-boy/media pawn Jonathan Karl thinks the Presidential press briefing has become political because of Kayleigh McEnany's answers to the press's politically-poisoned QUESTIONS? Give me a break, sir. And maybe check your vigilante privilege???
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ashley Brenton 7/13/2020 7:03:06 PM (No. 477296)
It is clear the White House press corpse thinks its role is to debate the Trump administration, rather than report the news.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 7/13/2020 7:12:42 PM (No. 477315)
The media comes unarmed to a battle of wits. Then they whine that Kayleigh won't accept their fake narratives and answers with all the positive things Trump is doing. They don't realize that for them to stage her as uncooperative, they have to air what she is saying. Sure they denigrate her for saying it but people are hearing what she says, sometimes on topics that the media would rather have ignored.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Mauigirl 7/13/2020 7:16:53 PM (No. 477320)
Comments are interesting but I'd like to read the actual article C'mon staff!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/13/2020 7:21:45 PM (No. 477324)
Atta girl, Kayleigh!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: stablemoney 7/13/2020 7:25:53 PM (No. 477334)
I hope Kayleigh is driving the press insane. My favorite thing is the way Kayleigh exits the room. When she is done with them, she is done, don't stop, and don't reply. When it's over, it's over. My prejudice: I hope she beats the snark out of them.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: DVC 7/13/2020 7:26:11 PM (No. 477335)
"Driving the insane"??? They have been insane for years, no driving at all.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/13/2020 7:36:42 PM (No. 477354)
Maybe Jonathan Karl just likes to hit women.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: TXknitter 7/13/2020 7:41:57 PM (No. 477364)
Thanks for posting! I watched Kayleigh slice and dice those nasty reporters today. Acosta was especially insulting about the President & tried so hard to get Kayleigh ruffled. He failed spectacularly. Next up was some British twit who foolishly took her on as well. Gosh it was a masterful job by our Press Secretary. The way she ends the session is always a stunner too.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: pinger 7/13/2020 7:48:17 PM (No. 477370)
It's more like the "Media Mutt Show" in these pressers. These enablers ask a multitude of what they think to be salient questions...presumably to report to their readers or viewers...yet when you actually compare the questions and the answers that they got at a Monday presser....rarely do you find any of it in their Tuesday releases. They're only there to impress their bosses...not to serve their target audiences. I've fact-checked three of of most recalcitrant of the lot. They're a joke.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Jobe 7/13/2020 7:58:59 PM (No. 477379)
My Lord how they HATE to have it slammed right back in their faces!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 7/13/2020 8:04:00 PM (No. 477383)
Brava, Kayleigh.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: 100percentTexan 7/13/2020 8:08:29 PM (No. 477384)
"Jon Karl reveals Kayleigh McEnany is driving press insane..." It's not a drive, just a short putt.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: padiva 7/13/2020 8:14:50 PM (No. 477387)
When KM starts flipping the pages in her notebook, WATCH OUT! She is about to blast someone. What a wonderful woman!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: PostAway 7/13/2020 8:47:24 PM (No. 477416)
Karl seems to be under the illusion that in the 21st century, with immediate access to White House press conferences, Q&A’s and speeches, the public still needs the likes of him and Acosta and other dim bulb twits in the press corps to explain to all of us the meaning of what was said. It’s been an outdated, worthless and abused approach by the press for a long time. These people are dinosaurs; relics of the past and they, who report the latest news, seem to be the last to know.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: TCloud 7/13/2020 9:10:58 PM (No. 477446)
Jonathan Karl of Don't be a Cutie Pie Fame.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Chuzzles 7/13/2020 9:20:02 PM (No. 477453)
I haven't loved a press secretary this much since Tony Snow. She, Sarah and Tony are the three best Press secretaries in my lifetime.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Italiano 7/13/2020 9:20:19 PM (No. 477454)
Wait a minute. Aren't we the ones supposedly afraid of "strong women?" Those metrosexual pussies seem to be intimidated by Kayleigh. We're just enjoying the smack-downs.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Imright 7/13/2020 9:29:34 PM (No. 477460)
Here's the link...It seems all of the articles are not showing the link to them....Hope it gets fixed soon...(Hope this works) https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/07/13/jon-karl-reveals-kayleigh-mcenany-is-driving-press-insane-with-her-ability-to-turn-the-tables-946261
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Timber Queen 7/13/2020 9:51:09 PM (No. 477481)
Kayleigh's press smack downs are a Must See for me. I wrap up every night with a visit to Conservative Treehouse because Sundance always posts the Kayleigh Show. Its a reality TV situation comedy. Ms. McEnany has invented a new genre. Go get 'em, girlfriend!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Justcurious 7/13/2020 10:33:49 PM (No. 477517)
From the article:: “ I believe very firmly that the White House press secretary is a public servant, his or her salary paid for by the taxpayers, has a job to inform the public by informing the reporters that the public uses to get information,” Karl said, noting he’s covered four different presidents and around 14 different press secretaries. Why would anyone believe they could get information out to the public by involving the press?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 7/14/2020 3:05:27 AM (No. 477612)
It seems Kayleigh and the President are a good pair. Heads are exploding.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Trigger2 7/14/2020 3:27:09 AM (No. 477623)
The demonrat owned drive-by propaganda media obviously doesn't like it that Kayleigh can play their stupid gocha questions better than they can.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 7/14/2020 8:53:41 AM (No. 477790)
Love Kayleigh. Keep up the great work!
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Reply 41 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/14/2020 9:06:00 AM (No. 477804)
Kicking Arse and Taking Names! GO FOR IT GIRL!
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Reply 42 - Posted by: DVC 7/14/2020 10:38:38 AM (No. 477942)
She is easily twice the IQ of those reporters, and they are mentally lazy, too. She just makes mincemeat of them every time.
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