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Is Donald Trump's behavior presidential?

President Trump is not only publicly feuding with the hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," but he also tweeted a video of himself tackling and punching a man with the CNN logo on his face. Observers on both the left and right were aghast, and some say he is encouraging violence against media in a completely unpresidential fashion. But his supporters say he is "fighting fire with fire," and Trump himself tweeted his use of social media is "modern day presidential." What do you think?

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Here's the video Trump tweeted. The original video footage is from a staged mock fight at WrestleMania 23 in 2007, when Trump went up against WWE CEO Vince McMahon during a "Battle of the Billionaires" match. 

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CNN's response to the video called his behavior "juvenile" and "sad."

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To the many who called his behavior "unpresidential," Trump retorted this is what modern day presidential looks like.

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Republican strategist Ana Navarro said Trump's tweets aren't just unpresidential—they encourage violence.

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But the media in general—and CNN in particular—is wildly unpopular with large segments of the American public, many of whom pointed out the fight itself was fake (since wrestling is fake). Are people overreacting to a mocking, silly video?

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Many of Trump's supporters say CNN deserves this kind of treatment after the things it says about the president.

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White House staffers say it was just a joke.

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But this member of Congress say the president has crossed a serious line.

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Critics think the tweet is a very real attack on freedom of the press and a gesture in favor of authoritarianism.

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