As we told you earlier, while President Trump was sharing some optimistic news about the fight against the coronavirus, NBC’s Peter Alexander interjected by asking Trump if his impulse is to put a positive spin on the situation and give Americans a false sense of hope. Alexander then followed up this way, and the president reacted unfavorably:

Brit Hume didn’t think Alexander asked a “legitimate question,” which caused others in the media to circle the wagons around the NBC reporter. As for Alexander, he explained himself this way:

Full context is necessary here:

Well, maybe there’s a reason:

That certainly does change things:

And everybody knows how this game is played in the DC media: