We all know the trope about CNN playing in airports. Every airport, it seems, is tuned to CNN, the bottom-ranked cable major among the news outlets, with less than 1,000,000 prime-time viewers. Diversity of information isn’t the airports’ strong suit.
So now President Trump doesn’t want CNN played on Air Force One, and suddenly he’s getting flak for it. The New York Times is particularly adamant about this, absurdly calling it new evidence that Trump lives in a bubble. Look at this pious rubbish:
The channel-flipping flap was the latest example of how Mr. Trump, at a pivotal moment in his presidency, is increasingly living in a world of selected information and bending the truth to his own narrative. As his aides work to keep him insulated from the outside world, Mr. Trump is doubling down in his efforts to tell supporters to trust him over the words of critics and news reports.
There are three problems with this “analysis.”
One, CNN is down for a reason: it swings left, but not as persuasively as MSNBC, which bests it in the ratings.
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