Fox News interview with President Trump had CNN reporter Brian Stelter mocking its “softball” nature:

Stelter also retweeted New York Times culture reporter David Itzkoff:

Were these guys awake between 2009 and 2016? Self-awareness reminders INCOMING!

We don’t remember the “adversarial journalism” mockery from the mainstream media when a New York Times reporter asked Obama what enchanted him most about his first 100 days in office:

“Adversarial journalism” right there!

Until the mainstream media fesses up to their years of fawning at worst or pulling punches at best during the Obama years, they continue to earn their reputation: