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Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:08 PM

Journalist tracks Trump's tweets against Fox live broadcasts, he's just watching fox all waking hour

and dancing to their tune.

Trumpís latest live-tweeting binge shows how Fox News sets his agenda

https://www.vox.com/2019/7/30/20747141/trump-fox-news-presidency-elijah-cummings

President Donald Trump has access to some of the finest intelligence professionals in the world. He could seek policy guidance and input from the foremost experts. And yet time and time again, the Fox News and Fox Business channels end up setting his administrationís agenda.

A string of tweets he posted Monday night and Tuesday morning confirms it. Across a 14-hour span, Trump tweeted about topics as varied as his one-sided feud with the city of Baltimore and the Chinese economy ó a confusing conglomeration, except that the tweetstorm clearly came in response to content he was watching on his favorite television stations.

These days, Trump ó who claimed less than two years ago that ďI donít get to watch much television ... primarily because of documentsĒ ó isnít even trying to hide it.

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Hannityís show was immediately followed by Laura Ingrahamís ó and Trump was watching that too. At 10:46 pm, the president posted a tweet amplifying commentary a woman that Fox News identified as a ďBaltimore resident advocateĒ offered on Ingrahamís show defending Trumpís attacks on Baltimore.

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Trump got up on Tuesday and continued watching Fox. His first tweet of the day amplified a Fox & Friends news brief about two Somali refugees who were reportedly arrested in Arizona and have been accused of providing material support for ISIS. (One of the Democratic congresswomen of color Trump has been attacking, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, is a Somali refugee.)

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Trump then changed the channel from Fox News to Fox Business ó but not before he posted a tweet explicitly promoting Fox & Friends over its morning cable news competition on MSNBC.

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Over the next half-hour, Trump posted two tweets quoting and responding to interviews from Maria Bartiromoís Fox Business show, including one in which Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) promoted an infrastructure bill.

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Trump seems to think Fox News is reality. Itís not.
Itís not hard to sync up the presidentís tweets with the cable news heís watching, and yet Trump wants Americans to believe he has his finger on the pulse of the country.

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Reply Journalist tracks Trump's tweets against Fox live broadcasts, he's just watching fox all waking hour (Original post)
Demovictory9 Jul 30 OP
empedocles Jul 30 #1
rzemanfl Jul 30 #2
Mike 03 Jul 30 #3
KentuckyWoman Jul 30 #4
chowder66 Jul 30 #5
rickford66 Jul 30 #6

Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:14 PM

1. Really weird

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:14 PM

2. No, he has his thumb up his ass. n/t

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:16 PM

3. An embarrassing disgrace

See? There's no "strategy" to his attacks. He gets an emotion and he has to direct his anxiety through Twitter.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:19 PM

4. There isn't much chance he does his own tweeting

More likely some intern not paid to sit in an office all day and watch that swill and play keyboard warrior. The promise of a high paying job with the Syndicate once this farce is over. A job that of course never materializes.

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Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:20 PM

5. He doesn't know what he's doing and uses Fox as his crib sheet. nt

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Tue Jul 30, 2019, 07:24 PM

6. Need new John Oliver ads

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