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edhopper

(32,940 posts)
Mon Apr 3, 2023, 07:13 AM Apr 2023

The MTG interview is a taste [View all]

of how the media will handle Trump or DeSantis or whichever lying fascist is the GOP nominee next year.

Normalize, don't push back, don't call out, let them deflect and ramble on. Treat them as if they somehow deserve respect.

And the whole thing is a horse race anyway, right?

We are truly fucked.

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The MTG interview is a taste [View all] edhopper Apr 2023 OP
Absolutely. It was disgraceful. And this is how they get normalized. Scrivener7 Apr 2023 #1
Normalized tRump first time around, second time around should be a breeze! Alexander Of Assyria Apr 2023 #3
And we're so stupid, some are still saying, "We need to give her a platform!" Scrivener7 Apr 2023 #4
...are only two horses in the American election race, ever...what if one dies? No one will watch! Alexander Of Assyria Apr 2023 #2
And a fascist, democracy destroying Party in power edhopper Apr 2023 #6
:) Hmmm, but only small percentages follow shallow horse race Hortensis Apr 2023 #34
No. betsuni Apr 2023 #5
Care to explain? Inquiring minds want to know more than just "No." AZLD4Candidate Apr 2023 #7
Betsuni was quoting Marcel Marceau... Shipwack Apr 2023 #9
There's never an explanation. FoxNewsSucks Apr 2023 #10
Not always.. mountain grammy Apr 2023 #12
You're right, FoxNewsSucks Apr 2023 #14
Some poster were glowing in their praise edhopper Apr 2023 #18
Well inthewind21 Apr 2023 #24
no, no, no, no... Javaman Apr 2023 #16
Was she armed? Traildogbob Apr 2023 #8
+1000 mountain grammy Apr 2023 #11
It's what they did in 2016 Johonny Apr 2023 #13
Trump didn't win in 16, we lost it by not supporting the only candidate who could beat Trump Demsrule86 Apr 2023 #20
+1 Just A Box Of Rain Apr 2023 #27
I tire of the elevation of weak honestly terrible candidates to such a level. Neither Trump nor Demsrule86 Apr 2023 #15
They've killed a shit ton of their people since then as well. Also new polling out today showing onecaliberal Apr 2023 #19
He will move to the middle edhopper Apr 2023 #21
Democracy is in peril. sarcasmo Apr 2023 #17
There is very little real journalism left in the media. It's little more than a reality show. hadEnuf Apr 2023 #22
I don't appreciate the amplification of fascists either. cilla4progress Apr 2023 #23
"60 Minutes is neither msnbc or fox. It is viewed as more neutral." BannonsLiver Apr 2023 #25
Let's hope the 60 Minutes piece on Greene was an example. Just A Box Of Rain Apr 2023 #26
If this is how other media outlets act edhopper Apr 2023 #29
I disagree entirely. Just A Box Of Rain Apr 2023 #30
You overestimate the thinking edhopper Apr 2023 #32
The logic of liberal democracy depends on having an informed citizenry. Just A Box Of Rain Apr 2023 #33
Reason Does Not Desist In The Face Of Delusion Else Our Freedoms No Longer Exist MayReasonRule Apr 2023 #28
In the US, ruthless criminal sociopaths get all the attention, respect, protection. Irish_Dem Apr 2023 #31
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