Is Trump Trolling the White House Press Corps? – The New Yorker

The show is Trump, Trump is the show. These media types are real slow on the uptake.

President Trump seems to have no tolerance for boring television. His press secretary, Sean Spicer, now a recurring character on “Saturday Night Live,” is often tongue-tied, enraged, or both. Spicer’s briefings, broadcast live on c-span, are among the most highly rated programs on daytime TV, beating out “General Hospital” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.” On major networks, many hours are devoted to nightly exegeses of Spicer’s serial self-contradictions, and to Sunday-morning sermons about how he is imperilling the First Amendment.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/20/is-trump-trolling-the-white-house-press-corps

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