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Old 06-27-2019, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by DSeid View Post
... FWIW I think MSM is also structure to reward aggression, or at least covering conflict. It is more exciting and gets more clicks and eyeballs. It's why Trump got so much free media in the 2016 cycle.
Oh, absolutely---'if it bleeds, it leads' is an age-old principle of journalism.

Humans love watching conflict. (Participating in it....that's less universally-craved.)

Along those lines: the question of whether all on stage tonight (except, presumably, Williamson, who professes to be about 'love') will attempt as many attacks on Biden as possible, practically guarantees high ratings for this night. The numbers are likely to be substantially higher than last night's numbers, mainly because of the chance of clashes and shade-throwing.

Humans. *sigh*