Trump on Social Media: ‘It’s Like Owning the New York Times Without the Losses’

‘So when a dope like a Rich Lowry goes on or people, you know, like Megyn Kelly says things that are wrong, I’m able to tweet’

SCARBOROUGH: “At some point, though, shouldn't you ignore pundits. Most politicians just ignore pundits, let them go their way and focus on their issues. At some point -- there are people that you would term haters out there. At what point you just stop those fights and start focusing on what's happening in Syria, what's happening with taxes, what's happening with the debt, and a lot of these other issues."
TRUMP: “I think that a lot of people would not ignore if they had a certain degree if they were --; You know, I have this thing called Twitter and Facebook which is amazing actually. It's like owning The New York Times without the losses. (Laughter) And I have almost -- I have actually now, if you add all of the different things up, over 10 million people. So when a dope like a Rich Lowry goes on, or people like Megyn Kelly says things that are wrong, I'm able to tweet. If other people had that instead of having 15 followers, they would probably use that, I am not sure. But I'm able to use it and I use it well. You're able to fight back. In the old days you didn't have that. What would you do? Call a press conference to announce that somebody lost control of his mind on television last night and made a total fool out of himself. You could do that, but with Twitter, with one tweet 140 characters you can knock somebody out. Pretty cool.”

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