Reporters decided it would be a great demonstration of journalism to shout questions about a deadly shooting to the president of the United States across the White House lawn.

If you did not hear the news, at least five people are dead after a shooter opened fire at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland.

What exactly was President Trump supposed to turn around and tell the assembled reporters at that moment? Had he done something to that effect, it would have been characterized as even more inappropriate.

There is something else wrong with the assertion that he had no reaction. He DID react in a tweet earlier in the day.

And here is that tweet.

There is, of course, nothing wrong with members of the media asking the president questions, but this is an insensitive and inappropriate way of making a point. The reporters in this video are using tragic deaths to further a media-contrived narrative about Trump.