Behold the oath breakers

THE SHINBONE STAR

— Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Today as we celebrate the birth of our nation, it must be noted that since the beginning of this month, Donald J. Trump has launched 20 tweets, at least nine of which have taken direct aim at the “FAKE & FRAUDULENT NEWS MEDIA.”

A little over six interminable months ago, Trump raised his right hand, having placed his left on a Holy Bible, and affirmed, in full view of millions Americans and in accordance with the United States Constitution:

”I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

Freedom of the press in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. This amendment is generally understood to prevent the government from interfering with the distribution of…

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