Kevin Williamson

There's a word for Trump's relationship with the media: Co-dependence

There's a word for Trump's relationship with the media: Co-dependence

On the Saturday before the Fourth of July, Donald Trump tweeted, “My use of social media is not Presidential — it’s MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL. Make America Great Again!”

I joked on Twitter that I thought this was a perfectly apt explanation for a real estate guy. After all, that’s how President Trump spent much of his life, hawking condos by spinning downsides as upsides. In real estate jargon, an ad that boasts a “unique design” might actually mean “toilet in the kitchen.” An “original” “fixer-upper” in an “up-and-coming...

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