Trump’s Ritual Humiliation Of The Media Will Make Him Even More Popular
Breitbart ^ | September 17,2016 | by MILO
Posted on 9/17/2016, 12:21:18 PM by Hojczyk
Trolling the media, particularly with the effortless skill of Trump, is a guaranteed path to popularity in politics. Last week, a Gallup poll showed trust in the the media at a shocking 32 percent — an all-time low. The more Trump humiliates the media, the more he will gain in the polls.
The media may whine that they “got played” in the unintentionally hilarious words of CNN’s John King, but very few voters are going to feel sorry for them. Instead, they will see Trump’s tactics as a perfectly legitimate – and masterful – response to a biased, broken media.
The media have no right to feel sorry for themselves either. Their sycophantic attitude towards Hillary Clinton and the Democrats is now well-established, as is their deeply entrenched bias towards conservatives and Republicans. The media is constantly looking for opportunities to humiliate Trump, and Trump, in response, is looking to humiliate them.
They keep losing.
But they can’t complain that he plays the game better than they do — after all, they’re the ones who made the rules in the first place. In Trump’s campaign arsenal, few tactics are more likely to cement his popularity than his hilarious ability to troll the media. In an age where journalists are rightly despised, even people who hate Trump are secretly cheering him on.
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