Donald Trump just lost one of his staunchest media allies

By Callum Borchers

Donald Trump has plenty of critics in the media, but until Aug. 8, he counted New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser as a fan. (Reuters/Harrison McClary)
Donald Trump has plenty of critics in the media, but until Aug. 8, he counted New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser as a fan. (Reuters/Harrison McClary)

Andrea Peyser endorsed Donald Trump less than a week into his candidacy and told “haters” to “man up and deal” when he attacked Megyn Kelly, but the irreverent New York Post columnist wrote Monday that “I can no longer justify calling myself a Trumpkin. I’m done with The Donald.”

“Here is a guy with the common touch but the attention span of a flea,” Peyser wrote. “He’s someone voters would enjoy having a beer with, even though he doesn’t drink alcohol. Can you imagine the torture of sharing a Bud Light with Democrat Hillary Clinton? But some of us smitten with his shoot-from-the-lip style have reached our limits.” READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: NewsNow/Washington Post

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.