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Parents fume over Scout speech


Jarrod Sierocki

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US President Donald Trump told a huge crowd of teenage boys to watch out for the “fake media”. Picture: AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

PRESIDENT Trump’s latest speech has broken the golden rule of public speaking — know your audience — leading to fury over a highly politicised speech to a Jamboree of 40,000 Boy Scouts in West Virginia.

Fuming parents of the Scouts present took to social media after the controversial speech in which the President railed against “fake news” and the Washington “sewer”.

“Tonight we put aside all of the policy fights in Washington, DC you’ve been hearing about with the fake news and all of that,” he told the boys who were there for outdoor activities and to develop their leadership skills.

“You know, I go to Washington and I see all these politicians and I see the swamp and it’s no…

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