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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 02:40 PM

37. Liberals defending the corporate media.

 

Never thought I'd see the day. Its as if because Trump hates the media and calls it fake news, liberals have to line up on the other side.

Well its a false duality. The media can be seen as an enemy by Trump and his ilk, and the media can be a pro-corporate machine.

Its that nuance thing that seems to have been beaten out of today's liberals. We seem to have become just as tribal as the people we criticize on the right.

The broadcast media love Trump Not because they think he's a good president or even a good person. Its because he makes good TV.
How often did they show his rallies in whole while only giving high light reels for his opponents? How often do they spend time chasing the latest tweet instead of focusing on the things Trump has done?

Although I'm sure the owners of corporate media love the tax cuts as much as the next billionaire.

The enemy of my enemy can also be my enemy.
Whether its the loving coverage of Joe Biden's gaffs or the non-stop buttery males of Hillary Clinton. the media have always had a thumb on the scales against democrat (rarely democratic) politicians. They still chase any shiny thing a conservative will toss out.

Sanders is right to criticize the media and Trump is wrong when he does. Both things can be and are true.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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