Media Blitz

Hated… time and time again
Force fed, suppress senseless fear of difference
True self suppression, hollow dreams of misery
Blind wish to see
Indifference to be
Freedom, expressionless bouts of legislation
True self repression, take a stance of fall to your needs
Corrupt in the system
Laws bent to other needs
God fearing idiocy
Ignore just pleas
Blind wish to see
Indifference to be
Concrete hypocrisy
Weigh heavily
Idiosyncrasy
Ruling powers be
Idiosyncrasy
Never really free

by The Germs (Darby Crash, Pat Smear)

The news media are like a pack of sharks circling around waiting for their first sniff of blood in the water.  When that blood does seep into the water, the mere thought of a ratings bonanza sends them into frenzy attacking whatever has spilled that blood.  This is what we are seeing whenever Trump says something way out in left field.  I personally can’t stand Trump.  I think he is a phony and a crook.  However, I don’t believe he’s stupid as everyone wants to pretend that he is.  In fact, I see a very intelligent man who knows how to work the media to do his bidding.  Ask yourself this, how do you keep the headlines with your name in it?  Establish controversy by saying something so off the wall that the media can’t ignore it.  This guy knows the media well since he’s been in it so many times before.  He knows how to work the media to keep the limelight on him at all times and thus keeping it off Hillary (unless it’s negative then he lets it be).

I believe the news media is the reason why Trump is, so far, a success.  Yes, I blame the media for putting Trump to the forefront of everything.  I can’t turn on CNN, MSNBC, FOX or any other news station without being bombarded by Trumps Cheeto tan, raccoon eyes, and ridiculous toupee.  I’ve boycotted all news channels because of this.  If the media is so inclined to bashing Trump, why are they ignoring the fact that they are giving free air time each time he says something crazy?  I seriously doubt the Liberal lean of news media and that what interests them more are ratings rather than political persuasion. If indeed the news media wants to crush Trump then they need only to stop being played by him.  We know, though, that they won’t…strike that….they CAN’T resist throwing the limelight on him because, like any addict, they need that ratings fix that is induced by the majority of people who are thrown into a seething anger whenever Trump is mentioned.

This is the media blitz, folks, and it’s tearing our country apart with divisiveness and half truths.  Everyone who hasn’t the time to research everything said by every politician simply parrot what the chosen interpretation of a news blurb whether it’s from Trump instigating foreign hackers or the misconstrued idea of “death panels” contained within a healthcare reform legislation.  The media tells us what they want us to believe rather than objectively stating the news of the day.  Objectivity in the news is long gone and probably will never resurrect from the dead.

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