Friday, January 20, 2017

Literally and Seriously

Writing in The Atlantic, Salena Zito describes the disconnect between the media and Donald Trump's many supporters:
The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally.
During his inauguration today, several talking heads mentioned how Trump first establishes strong talking points, like the negotiator he is first and foremost. He then negotiates the best deal he can get which may involve some compromise of those original points. We get it, the press doesn't.