If the latest polling data is any indicator the journalistic establishment is losing its running battle with President Donald Trump. According to an Emerson College poll released Feb. 7, Americans find the Trump administration to be more truthful than the news media. Poll numbers like that don’t bode well for an industry that lives and dies on its credibility.
The internals of the poll reveal that 49% of voters consider the Trump administration to be truthful while 48% say the opposite. Only 39% of the public says the news media are truthful while 53% says they aren’t. The results evinced a predictable party-line trend with Republicans vouching for President Trump’s honesty and Democrats defending the Fourth Estate.
And both sides are a bunch of bozos. Yeah, I said it. Both the media and the Trump administration are deliberately deceptive. Both offer competing narratives that cannot both be true though they are usually both false. It has become almost impossible to discern the faint outline of truth through the fog of lies — and that’s a serious problem.
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