Bob Woodward, one of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Nixon-Watergate story wide open, said Wednesday that the “smug” news media are acting as though Donald Trump’s presidency is a “try-out” and not reality.
The iconic journalist then suggested that, despite all of the Russia hysteria, Trump is president and likely will remain president for at least a full term — maybe even longer.
Woodward made the comments during an interview with Axios’ Mike Allen. As recently as Sunday, Woodward called on his fellow journalists not to “binge drink the anti-Trump Kool-Aid” and “dial back” all the negative coverage of the president.
Woodward reiterated that message again Wednesday. “You have to have a presumption of good will,” Woodward said, according to Axios.
He then described the current media landscape: