The media has become an unprofessional, activist arm of the liberal establishment, and no one has called them out more than President Trump. This week though, Matt Praticia, coach of the Detroit Lions and former Defensive Coordinator for the New England Patriots, took aim at media slacking by giving one reporter a lesson in professionalism from the podium of his press conference. Nicole Yang reports at Boston.com:
An irritable Matt Patricia did not welcome a question about his team’s stunning decision to deal wide receiver Golden Tate at Tuesday’s trade deadline, but his exasperation was directed at the inquiring reporter — not the subject matter.
“Why do you think this move makes your franchise better?” the reporter asked.
Before Patricia — who now coaches the Detroit Lions after spending six seasons as the Patriots’ defensive coordinator — offered an answer, he requested that the reporter to “sit up” and “have a little respect for the process.”
“Every day you come and ask me questions and you’re just kinda like, you know, give me this,” he said, gesturing his arm at the podium.
The pair briefly talked over each other until Patricia said, “Ask me a question professionally, and I’ll answer it for you.
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