Trump is campaigning to make American society illegible to itself. That is a threat to pull the press out by its roots.
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Donald Trump’s outright contempt for journalists and press freedom is well known—but in the past month he has outdone himself. In the span of a long weekend in mid-September, Trump threatened to sue The New York Times, his staff had...
"Trump has insulted and vilified the press and has made his opposition to the media a centerpiece of his campaign."
The U.S. isn't at the top of global press freedom rankings. Ferguson is just one example of why that is. The post The United States’ Press Freedom Problem Goes Beyond Ferguson appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In fact, what Trump has done is jeopardize a plan that goes way beyond mere amnesty for illegals, and which has been on the drawing board for more than a decade.