By Aly Nielsen~
Washington Post business columnist Steven Pearlstein’s argument that businesses “dump” President Donald Trump demonstrated why many Americans think the liberal media is out of touch with reality.
“Now is the time for business leaders to dump Trump — for the good of the country,” the headline of Pearlstein’s proclaimed on the front page of the Post’s business section June 11. The nearly 1,300 word column that criticized business leaders who “remained silent” about President Donald Trump while praising the “brave” ones who “stepped forward to publicly distance themselves from Trump.”
He specifically cited those who “made a noisy exist” from Trump and other defectors from the president.
Pearlstein’s anti-Trump argument ignored positive economic signs and stock market growth since the election. The unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent, the lowest in 16 years, and the stock markets setting many record highs since Trump’s election…
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