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LAS14's Journal
LAS14's Journal
December 6, 2016

Tell us all about increased subscriptions and donations!

To cheer us up.

Today there's a post that the NYT has 200,000 more digital subscriptions since Nov 8.

I heard that the ACLU has raised some hundreds of thousands of dollars in that same time.

I also think I heard something about the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Do you have a fact or a link? Please share.

December 5, 2016

Ideas for comabatting Trump.

Here's a suggestion to the media. Please submit ideas of your own.

Instead, what if instead of making this “illegal votes” episode a story about a “tweet” or a “lie” or even a liar, the media made it a story about a serious and dangerous claim by our president-elect? What if you actually doubled-down on the “normalizing” and gave Trump every opportunity to back up his claims with evidence? What if you refused to move on from this very serious issue and instead demanded that he explain seriously and at length why he believes that three million illegal votes were cast, and why they were cast only for Clinton?

What if you refused to move on from this one tweet for several weeks? What if the media did that for every dangerous claim made by this (elected) administration, baseless or otherwise? Don’t accuse him of lying. Instead, force him to use his platform to either back it up or back down. Don’t try to shoot him; give him a rope to hang himself with


http://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2016/11/trump-media/509021/

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