Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Publicist at the Center of the Donald Trump Jr. Story


These days the mainstream media seem to be myopically fixated on one news story alone, the one in which Donald Trump Jr. had a meeting with a Russian female lawyer.

While anchors and pundits endlessly obsess over the minutia of the meeting, attention on one key attendee named  Rob Goldstone seems to be routinely overlooked, perhaps because his persona and identity do not fit well with the establishment media’s narrative of choice.

Goldstone, a heretofore obscure entertainment industry publicist, is the author of the email that facilitated last year’s meet-up between the president’s son and a lawyer, who ostensibly promised to provide opposition research concerning then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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The Art of the Meme


As the old conventional media continue to lose their credibility and are increasingly viewed as obsolete, a new digital form of communication has become an ever more powerful tool for drastically altering the institutional news calculus of which the establishment has grown accustomed.

Grassroots organizations as well as individuals now have an avenue that can be used to articulate and communicate ideas, and the opportunity for such a freewheeling exchange, the type of which was wholly unavailable until the most recent past, is a salient one.

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Joe and Mika Loved Trump Before They Hated Him


Although these days it is hard to imagine, the truth is that morning cable hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski once had such a friendly relationship with President Donald J. Trump it became a source of concern at MSNBC’s parent company NBC.

Scarborough regularly heaped praise on then-candidate Trump and was even rumored to be one of Trump’s possible running mates.

The former Florida congressman actually refused to rule out running as Trump’s vice president and was known to have doled out political advice to him in the pre-election season. As a result, Scarborough took a great deal of heat from the elites in the mainstream media.

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