WaPo editor makes benefit for Capital Gazette shooting victims all about Trump

Did he have to do that? Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron made a benefit concert for the victims of the terrible Capital Gazette shooting attack another opportunity to blast Trump. Which was rather inappropriate, given that it was an event that should have celebrated the lives of the people who died, some heroically, with politics just kept out of it. According to the Associated Press: The five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom last month were “friends of the people,” and “not one of them deserved to be seen as an enemy,” the executive editor of The Washington Post said Saturday at a benefit concert for the victims’ families and colleagues. While Martin Baron didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name while speaking to an audience from the concert stage, he clearly had the president in mind. Trump has repeatedly denounced the press as the “enemy” of the American...(Read Full Post)