Donald Trump is one of the best things to happen to media. They love what he brings them. Sensational news. Flashy headlines. He’s a cash cow, ethics be damned. It’s a sick and twisted situation. Media holds a lot of the blame for him becoming president.
His entire presidency has been a way for politicians on both sides, media, and the military industrial complex to be craven ghouls. Everyone involved has made bank the past 4yrs and I don’t see any of them wanting to give it up. Which is why we see this sham of an election.
I’ve never seen this level of flagrant unserious presidential campaign and “news reporting” in my life. None of the people in power are concerned with getting Trump out of office and it shows.

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