One reader wants Trump to front a press conference.
One reader wants Trump to front a press conference. Andrew Harnik

LETTER: Trump should face the media in person

DONALD Trump's almost immediate reaction on Twitter denouncing the media's "fake news" of his intention to continue with his reality show demonstrates that "where there's smoke there's fire".

His continual condemnation of the media as a thorn in his side, will not ease the Republican Party sceptics that all is not above board.

His defence mechanism relating to criticism is to go online rather than face a barrage of journalists who keep on the warpath, digging deep into his agenda.

Having duped a nation as to his real intentions, which time alone will reveal, it's becoming obvious he considers the presidency as a part-time job.

While his mantra to "make America great again" has convinced the madding crowd, he fools no-one.

It is to make Trump greater and more powerful a businessman than he has ever been.

He has anticipated the moves in policy which will promote his own business interests already, setting up his inner circle to carry through with his plans.

He continues to surround himself with people who enhance his business interests, using his power as President-elect to his advantage.

His family entourage, immersed in his business, is taking their roles and lead from him.

He controls the business and perceives the nation as a subsidiary of his own business interests.

 

He will become one of the most powerful men on earth if this eventuates. There are already sceptics within both parties who fear this will be true. He is an unknown, but they have seen this mogul in action in business and in private life. A leopard doesn't change its spots.

E. ROWE

Marcoola



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