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Trump a master media manipulator in his prime

Trump a master media manipulator in his prime

TV news anchors and talk show hosts have embarrassed themselves so often in covering Donald Trump that I stopped counting.

From Joe Scarborough letting Trump control the conversation on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" day after day with live call-ins, to Bill O'Reilly begging Trump to participate in a prime-time Fox News debate, there has been no shortage of media on bended knees before the bombastic businessman who calls the press "scum."

But Wednesday night on the heels of Trump becoming the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party, TV news went to a place even I thought it wouldn't go when Lester Holt anchored "NBC Nightly News" standing in the...

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