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David Axelrod Defends Trump's Widely Criticized Trip to the Links: ‘Hypocritical' to Bash Him if You Defended Obama Golfing

Added 05-24-20 09:34:02am EST - “President Donald Trump's trip to the golf course Saturday came under intense criticism, with the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic approaching 100,000. But he did get one highly usual” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “David Axelrod Defends Trump's Widely Criticized Trip to the Links: 'Hypocritical' to Bash Him if You Defended Obama Golfing”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Donald Trump’s trip to the golf course Saturday came under intense criticism, with the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic approaching 100,000. But he did get one highly usual bit of support from a man who has been a fierce critic.

In a pair of tweets Saturday, David Axelrod — a senior political commentator for CNN who served as chief campaign strategist for former President Barack Obama — defended Trump from criticism over his hitting the links.

“I don’t often defend this @POTUS but I don’t begrudge him a round of golf,” Axelrod wrote. “Besides, it gives the rest of us a respite from those crazy tweets!”

I don’t often defend this @POTUS but I don’t begrudge him a round of golf. Besides, it gives the rest of us a respite from those crazy tweets!

Axelrod did concede that Trump was hypocritical in the past for having attacked Obama for playing golf. But, he argued, it is equally disingenuous for those who defended Obama then to attack Trump now.

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