posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 01:07 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme
I was an Arbitron participant for an eighteen month period a few years back so I know how they count viewers.
Always interesting to have some insight there, makes thing a bit more clear that is for sure
And believe me, I'm not just attacking CNN or MSNBC. It is all the "entertainment news" sources, including Fox/Breitbart. In my opinion, they all try
to push a certain agenda
That said though..
You do know this whole fake news thing originated as a smoke screen for trump to hide behind and deflect eyes away from his ineptitude and
Every time they report something negative he yells fake news. Then it turns out not to be fake.
I know. Keep in mind I am not making excuses for some of the things he says/does, especially some stuff that comes out on Twitter. There is no denying
as well that a certain part of the media will denounce him or find fault in whatever he does. That is the nature of free speech, and I don't seek to
limit that in any way. But it is a crappy thing to do. I don't see how that stuff is beneficial at all. I don't hold it against him either, free
speech and all, but I personally would've dropped the Twitter after inauguration or turned it over to WH communications team
I just believe Trump could truly have a positive and good impact on this country, provided he's given a chance to govern. We both know the 2018/2020
elections are going to be razor-close, and if Trump fails to deliver a good part of his economic/infrastructure agenda it is highly unlikely he'll be
re-elected. So what is the harm in giving him a shot to shake things up in DC?
Personally, I'm giving him every chance in the world. But if at the end of this 4 year term we realize he was just more of the same old BS, then I'll
vote my conscience and go for the libertarian candidate every single time. I haven't seen that in him, myself. I've seen a potentially great & strong
leader who needs some polishing, but I've been wrong before and I'm usually one of the first people to admit when they've made a mistake/were wrong
about something of great importance
edit on 2/23/2018 by JBurns because: (no reason given)