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Subject: The Trump-FOX feedback loop confirmed rss

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https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/05/trump-med...

Article from a gent that studies Trumps twitter feed and has come to the conclusion that;

It’s no secret, of course, that the president likes to tweet about what he sees on TV. Thanks to diligent reporting from the White House beat, we know Trump often watches several hours of cable news each day via the “Super TiVo” he had installed at the White House. And journalists at CNN, the Washington Post, New York magazine, among others, have compiled lists of Trump tweets they believe were inspired by Fox.

But here’s what is shocking: After comparing the president’s tweets to Fox coverage every day since October, I can tell you that the Fox-Trump feedback loop is happening far more often than you think. There is no strategy to Trump’s Twitter feed; he is not trying to distract the media. He is being distracted. He darts with quark-like speed from topic to topic in his tweets because that’s how cable news works.

Here’s what’s also shocking: A man with unparalleled access to the world’s most powerful information-gathering machine, with an intelligence budget estimated at $73 billion last year, prefers to rely on conservative cable news hosts to understand current events.


This alone shows Trumps inadequacy, at using the intelligence services to his benefit. He has to READ and UNDERSTAND their briefings and conclusions, and why do all that, when he can simply spout off about the latest topic of the moment that's on FOX? He let's them do all the legwork for him. Whether that legwork is correct and substantive is a whole separate topic.

When a President executes his office duties, by relying on a conservative news sites for info, one wonders whether he is using them, or whether they are using him, laughs.
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And the American right finally reaches its inevitable endgame: a nation run by an illiterate, rancorous blob of goo who watches Fox all day and then complains about biased media without an ounce of self-awareness.
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eaglebeak wrote:
And the American right finally reaches its inevitable endgame: a nation run by an illiterate, rancorous blob of goo who watches Fox all day and then complains about biased media without an ounce of self-awareness.


You left out the brainless cretins who support him no matter what because he validates their bigotry and hatreds. Must give the "deplorables" the credit they are due
 
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Kumitedad wrote:
eaglebeak wrote:
And the American right finally reaches its inevitable endgame: a nation run by an illiterate, rancorous blob of goo who watches Fox all day and then complains about biased media without an ounce of self-awareness.


You left out the brainless cretins who support him no matter what because he validates their bigotry and hatreds. Must give the "deplorables" the credit they are due


He already said they were watching Fox News...
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