William Randolph Hearst, Donald Trump, Mexico discussed on Background Briefing


Last weekend he was told there was this marauding caravan heading towards the border when in fact it was a human rights march that's been held almost every year for a decade and nobody really was too worried about it so we're kind of into this weird hybrid of of wag the dog and william randolph hearst you provide the pictures i'll provide the war we're we're we're down the rabbit hole except donald trump is not as nearly as smart and sophisticated and is william randolph hearst i mean like you say he's he's more mentally unstable than things like that but again back to the coverage you know he got a week out of coverage about the border about the wall about sending the troops and you had to pay very close attention to get the fact that illegal border apprehensions are at a forty seven year low i mean that should have been the headline in every story that should have been the first sentence well because they basically give letting trump have it both ways he's he's he he claims credit for the drop in border crossing the same time is trying to gin up this specter of of an invasion from mexico by the way our next guest we were talking about the hungarian elections all this sort of neofascist he did the same thing they had video faked video of holes in the border fence and muslims pouring in to hungary in if you wanna be frightened where america's is heading pay attention what's happened in angering last year's absolutely that's the model right so what's your sense of weather msnbc and cbs and and cnn will stop sort of enabling him in fact feeding off the kind of.

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