That’s a nice freedom of the press you got there, shame if anything happened to it…

The Trump team has been threatening their critics since the beginning. Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley billionaire, is a close Trump adviser. He also destroyed the publication Gawker because they outed him with the headline: Peter Thiel is totally gay, people.

Peter Thiel’s War On Gawker: A Timeline

Trump himself has threatened critical media repeatedly:

Trump threatens freedom of the press with chilling statement

DONALD TRUMP’S THREAT TO PRESS FREEDOM: WHY IT MATTERS

Kellyanne Conway, who Carl Berstein called a ‘Propaganda Minister’ , felt no hesitation in threatening the Senate Minority Leader, Harry Reid:

Kellyanne Conway warns Harry Reid: be ‘very careful’ criticizing president-elect

And now Trump chief of staff, former RNC Chair, Reince Priebus, is threatening the Ethics Chief about criticizing Trump.

Reince Priebus Warns Ethics Chief To ‘Be Careful’

It seems like a safe bet that these people are going to move from threats to actions in short order. The question is how does the opposition respond?

That’s a question that needs an answer before it happens.

 




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