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Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:39 PM

Trump Is Trying To Divert The Media From His Disastrous Debate, And CNN Just Admitted Itís Working

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has tried to divert media attention from his poor debate performance, claiming that he ďeased upĒ on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and suggesting that he would use personal indiscretions of former President Bill Clinton to attack her in the future. By attempting to change the media conversation, Trump seeks to deflect attention from not only his performance, but also from issues raised during the debate such as his taxes, his birtherism, and his attacks on a former Miss Universe.

And news outlets have fallen for his manipulation, a media misstep that a CNN panel acknowledged while discussing the matter. More

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/09/28/trump-trying-divert-media-his-disastrous-debate-and-cnn-just-admitted-it-s-working/213412

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Reply Trump Is Trying To Divert The Media From His Disastrous Debate, And CNN Just Admitted Itís Working (Original post)
phallon Sep 2016 OP
Cattledog Sep 2016 #1
BobbyDrake Sep 2016 #4
uponit7771 Sep 2016 #2
alcibiades_mystery Sep 2016 #3
Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2016 #5

Response to phallon (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:43 PM

1. 84 million watched on TV. Millions streamed. The debate can't be unseen.

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Response to Cattledog (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:45 PM

4. Agreed. If anything, articles about the media changing topics only seem like they're

 

trying to help further that process along. It's just the media trying to make themselves the story.

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Response to phallon (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:44 PM

2. The real diversion is from his "... because I'm smart..." comment, that touches into his base and...

... seems to track low with EVERYONE

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Response to phallon (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:44 PM

3. There are limits to his ability to control perceptions

 

His public humiliation / 80+million witnessed bed shitting is probably well beyond that limit.

People on this site need to stop endowing Trump with mystical powers. He's actually an imbecile.

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Response to phallon (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:46 PM

5. Dean's Drug Diversion Destructive . . . . nt

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