Trump 2020 and the Cost of Russiagate

Liberals are still uncool, while Trump continues to woo key demographic groups and exploit the mainstream media

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Donald Trump, 45th and current president of the United States with Nansy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Photo is in the public domain.

The Cost of Russiagate

Ever wonder why, amid all the grave concerns regarding Trump’s win, the question of dark money behind his campaign remains unexplored by mass media? Or why the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which helped unleash unprecedented amounts of outside spending in U.S. elections, doesn’t get discussed much on mainstream media? It’s because the issue of money in politics doesn’t appeal to the donor class, which is another reason why Russiagate was a godsend to the U.S. oligarchy, including Trump.

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After teasing constituents with impeaching him for two years, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admitted Donald is “not worth it.” In January 2019, a Gallup poll indicated that Pelosi has a favorable rating of 38% and an unfavorable rating of 48%, bringing her net rating to -10 points. For the first time of Trump’s presidency, Pelosi is more favorable than the Donald, who has a net rating of -18 points.

Infiltrating Universities and Colonizing Social Media

In his speech at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Washington, DC, Trump expressed a desire to “protect free speech” on U.S. campuses. Judging by Donald’s previous intentions, it’s useful to question his support for free speech, especially when it’s announced through partnerships with leading conservative youth propaganda organizations — Young America’s Foundation (YAF) and Turning Point USA (TPUSA).

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Young America’s Foundation latest videos
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Turning Point USA’s latest videos
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Videos from TheBlaze’s Facebook page. As you can see, the topics and smear methods are consistent with YAF, TPUSA and other right-wing entertainment shows.

Counting on Democrats to Fail

While, at least on paper, Trump should be easy to beat in 2020, the inability of corporate media and the Democratic establishment to provide a clear alternative to his tyrannical regime is a major cause for concern. Democrats are just as corrupt as the Donald, and corporate media is just as willing to cater to, and profit from, Trump’s followers.

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Writer & media maker. Founder of progressivespeaker.com. Essays on tech, media, politics, and propaganda. Bulgarian American. Follow my work at themeltage.com.

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