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Week 5

This week our snippets are all going to be from the same source, namely The Rachel Maddow Show.

Donald Trump is always going on about “Fake News” but of course he knows as well as the rest of us that he’s only saying that about the publications who are getting closest to the truth about him, when in fact in general they do actually endeavour to cover the news as it should be done, albeit with some influence from corporate advertisers.

Rachel Maddow is different.  Put simply, her show is the closest to an ideological mirror image of Fox News in that she seems to have a lot of her information handed to her directly by the Democrats.

That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and I do like her style of presentation, where she not only covers a story but also takes you back through her reseatch process with some interesting information along the way.

However, I wonder if she is just a little bit too much…what’s the word, sneery?  I mean, let’s face it, Trump makes an ass of himself a LOT, but to sit there and laugh at him as you cover it, in my view anyway, is only going to strengthen the resolve of his supporters.

Anyway, that doesn’t mean I’m going to stop following her show on a daily basis, and here are some links from the week just gone…

Judge’s e-mail order could move Pruitt from frying pan to fire

Trump’s for-profit enterprise isn’t the ‘Southern White House’

Administration adopts a ‘Never-Mind-What-Trump-Said’ foreign policy

New Trump NSA pick, McMaster, known for speaking truth to power

Disgusted by Donald Trump’s antics, CIA veteran resigns

Annoyed by pushback, Trump takes aim at progressive activism

Dem reminds Trump: LGBT doesn’t stand for ‘Let’s Go Back in Time’

Trump’s ‘military operation’ apparently isn’t a military operation

Is the Trump administration stupid or nefarious?

 

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