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Trump trashes HuffPo after campaign coverage snub

Left leaning news site The Huffington Post published an announcement Friday explaining a change in its coverage of Republican primary front-runner Donald Trump. No longer will stories about the brash billionaire be categorized as news; instead, they will be posted alongside entertainment posts. The statement elaborated:

Our reason is simple: Trump’s campaign is a sideshow. We won’t take the bait. If you are interested in what The Donald has to say, you’ll find it next to our stories on the Kardashians and The Bachelorette.

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As per usual, Trump did not silently accept the slight. In a reaction statement, he called the site a “glorified blog” unworthy of his attention. He also pointed out that a recent Huffington Post poll was among several to conclude that he is leading his party’s crowded primary field.

Responding directly to one of the outlet’s gibes, Trump added:

The only clown show in this scenario is the Huffington Post pretending to be a legitimate news source.

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