For CNN to decide preemptively that there’s no possibility that this might be a story of significance is journalistic malpractice.
The praise Trump heaped on the AHCA after its drafting would have been identical had it been a very good bill. But it was a bad bill. Trump’s political capital takes a hit in the short-term, but he’s better off without the AHCA becoming law.
Previously in these virtual pages, I discussed the idea that the battle pitting President Trump versus the media was actually a race to see which side would discover discipline first. Trump had proven himself to be a thin-skinned, impulsive factor in this equation. However, as I said before, major media outlets kept committing the sins of…
Is Trump’s inner circle dangerously lacking in competence? OR is Trump savvy enough to push the reckless, out-of-touch, agenda-driven media into focusing on all the wrong things?
Being unable to fathom particular political outcomes becomes very, very easy when everyone with whom you work and socialize agrees with all of the same ideological premises that you hold.