Traditionally, you might have hoped, the media would have been on hand to query those governments’ decisions at every stage of the process. But they have done nothing of the kind. On the contrary, instead of attempting to sift the available evidence with cool reason, the MSM have done little else but ramp up the hysteria; and instead of holding the political Establishment’s lockdown policies to account, the media have instead acted like its cheerleaders. … [Read more...] about Delingpole: The Mainstream Media Are Bought, Paid for – and Doomed!
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The president participates in a ceremonial swearing-in of John RatcliffeJohn Lee RatcliffeThe Memo: Trump agenda rolls on amid pandemic Grenell to step down as US ambassador to Germany: report Grenell says intelligence community working to declassify Flynn-Kislyak transcripts MORE as director of the national intelligence. The acting director, Richard Grenell, says he will turn over the spy reins he held temporarily to Ratcliffe, while also resigning his position as U.S. ambassador to Germany (The Wall Street Journal). Trump will meet with Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoOpen Skies withdrawal throws nuclear treaty into question Former British governor: China has betrayed Hong Kong The other dangerous virus infecting our country MORE at 3 p.m. An hour later, the president will speak about protecting Americans who suffer from diabetes and the “senior savings model.” … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Americans debate life under COVID-19 risks
Several of the key battlegrounds are in states and districts where President TrumpDonald John TrumpMulvaney: 'We've overreacted a little bit' to coronavirus Former CBS News president: Most major cable news outlets 'unrelentingly liberal' in 'fear and loathing' of Trump An old man like me should be made more vulnerable to death by COVID-19 MORE and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Americans debate life under COVID-19 risks Biden set to make risky economic argument against Trump Hillicon Valley: Tech companies lead way on WFH forever | States and counties plead for cybersecurity assistance | Trump weighing anti-conservative bias panel MORE are most likely to center their own paid media blitzes. Many of the same areas also have competitive Senate contests, a reflection that the epicenters of American politics are converging on a few key regions. … [Read more...] about House Democrats make initial ad buys in battleground states
"President Trump on Tuesday tweeted to his nearly 80 million followers alluding to the repeatedly debunked falsehood that my wife was murdered by her boss, former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough. The son of the president followed and more directly attacked my wife by tweeting to his followers as the means of spreading this vicious lie... … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s disgusting attacks on Joe Scarborough aren’t a partisan issue