The idea of a WH Press Corps boycott is, yes, a double-edged proposition....there are clear downsides...my sense is, though, that these reporters are skilled...will get the information they/we need absent attendance...so I can support a boycott until these abominations against the press end.

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Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 9, 2018 at 9:04am

Good Day!

Comment by Ron Powell on November 9, 2018 at 9:36am

What if Trump called for a press conferences and nobody showed up?

As long as the reporters weren't seeking to make news, I would be in full support of such direct action....

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 9, 2018 at 9:45am

Good caveat, Ron.

Comment by alsoknownas on November 9, 2018 at 10:23am

Other than the grandstanding of power that is shown, what do we think we'd miss? We certainly do not obtain information at this point.

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 9, 2018 at 10:53am

They would not miss a lot, no.

Comment by Dicky Neely on November 9, 2018 at 11:19am

I agree. What if Trump held a presser and nobody showed up?  That would hurt him more than anything else! And, Jonathan, clearly, we would miss nothing!

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 9, 2018 at 11:30am

:)

Comment by koshersalaami on November 9, 2018 at 11:34am

Y’all realize that Murphy Brown suggested this in a recent episode, right?

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 9, 2018 at 11:41am

no   haven't seen it    good on those writers tho

Comment by Tom Cordle on November 11, 2018 at 11:18am

I've been screaming at the TV for some time now, yelling at the reporters, "Get up and walk out! Leave the slimy bastard standing there with egg on his pussy-fat face. Better yet, I'm waiting for the day one of those reporters responds to tRump's nastiness with "Who the hell (or fuck) do you think you are?" I suspect I'll be waiting a looooong time.

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