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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, November 20, 2020

All of us -- and the media, in particular " need some clear-eyed, humble self-reflection as the dust settles on the 2020 election results.

- Here are a few preliminary Axios learnings.

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...The media remains fairly clueless about the America that exists outside of the big cities, where most political writers and editors live. The coverage missed badly the surge in Trump voters in places obvious (rural America) and less obvious (Hispanic-heavy border towns in Texas).

- Let's be honest: Many of us under-appreciated the appeal of Trump's anti-socialism message and the backlash against the defund-the-police rhetoric on the left.

The media (and many Democrats) are fairly clueless about the needs, wants and trends of Hispanic voters. Top Latinos warned about overlooking and misreading the fastest-growing population in America -- but most didn't listen. Hispanics will shape huge chunks of America's political future, so a course correction is in order. ...


Interesting article, worth a read, imo...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-11-20 11:33 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

All of us need blunts

#2 | Posted by hamburglar at 2020-11-20 04:40 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 2

"The bottom line: We are losing the war for truth. There is no bigger crisis for media, politics and society than the growing number of people who do not believe facts and verifiable figures. If we do not collectively solve this, we are all screwed."

Grim reality.

#3 | Posted by Angrydad at 2020-11-21 11:35 AM | Reply

@#3

Yup.

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-11-21 08:42 PM | Reply

- Let's be honest: Many of us under-appreciated the appeal of Trump's anti-socialism message and the backlash against the defund-the-police rhetoric on the left.

Pardon me for assuming people weren't morons.

#5 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2020-11-21 08:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Anti socialism,
Privitive the gains socialize the losses.
Everytime Trump filed for bankruptcy you paid.
Financial genius my ass

#6 | Posted by bruceaz at 2020-11-21 09:22 PM | Reply

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