I've just watched episode 5. According to iTunes though, it was episode 11. That because it gives all the extras and vlog stuff its own episode number, and puts them mid-series too. Means episode 1 shows up as episode 1 the actually programme, then episode 2 is the directors stuff for episode 1. When the real episode 2 turns up, it now gets called episode 3 and the director commentary for it becomes episode 4. And so on, and so on.
Sane might be having episode 1, then directors commentary for that on episode 101, then episode 2 and director stuff on episode 102. Best would be some non episode number way of grouping them - e.g. Episode 1 then 1.1, 1.2 etc. for each extra associated with it. Make it possible to hide those too because to be honestI rarely watch them. It's just annoying to have the real episode numbers screwed up by these things being stuck in the middle.
No, this shit started with the entire media (both wings, Fox, MSNBC, et al) working together to smear, minimize, and discredit all non-Trump candidates in the GOP primary.
I assume you're talking about Fox, because I saw no attempts to discredit Bush, Rubio, or even Cruz during the primaries, and Fox was the only one I avoided. In fact, most candidates were pumped up as that guy that will finally beat Trump only to... uh, not beat trump.
One or two got bad press, but, for example, in Carson's case, the bad press was a combination of him doing comical things like staying in the wings after he'd been called to a debate, and writing a book about his past knifing people.
Outside of the news, Bush I recall being portrayed as a punching bag by Trump on SNL, but the others were for the most part not treated any worse than, say, Clinton... although Clinton's coverage was pretty negative.
On that note, did you see the NYT's coverage of Clinton? They leapt on pretty much every ludicrous allegation made about Clinton, no matter how ridiculous.
You are in the hall of the mountain king.