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*It seems a lot of people, journalists in particular, are not too thrilled with NY Times reporter Michael Schmidt’s recent interview with Donald Trump.

Those folks make a valid point when they remind how interviewers/reporters went at Barack Obama with everything but the kitchen sink and he took it all, as painful as it was for him. But Schmidt let the orange a-hole in the White House tell him lie after lie and didn’t challenge him on any of them. Because if he did, Trump would’ve ended the interview.

Well, Newsweek’s John Stoehr has a big problem with Schmidt, his NY Times article and how Trump was treated as opposed to Obama.

Check out what he has to say …

An honest debate over Thursday’s New York Times interview with President Donald Trump must broach what few journalists want to broach: racism as a mediating force in how they do their jobs. … . In an honest debate, it must be said that no journalist would have let Barack Obama say what Trump said without challenging him. The former president was asked to explain everything, to justify everything …