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Comment Re:The Decline of Big Media has been Noticed (Score 1) 166

The problem is that people equate being able and allowed to tell the truth with some sort of obligation to do so, and that's dangerous. You have the same effect as you do with people being dissatisfied with the medical system or with science. I do not want to believe in established science/pharmacy/news, and there is someone else who sells "non-establishment" science/pharmacy/news, so he must be right because "the establishment" is something I don't trust.

And that's dangerous.

Just because A is false doesn't automatically mean that B is true just because B contradicts A.

Comment Re: More about eliminating WrongThink (Score 2) 166

One group says "I don't believe in this global warming stuff - it has the same pattern as everything else the left made up to seize power." The experts say "the science is settled, shut up you denier". Result: Trump is president.

That's an interesting take. I guess that means that when Obama won two elections and leaves office with a higher popularity than Ronald Reagan, during those eight years climate change was real?

Or are Trump voters kind of stupid people? I heard Ann Coulter today complaining that Donald Trump is betraying his supporters. She remarked, "It's not my fault".

Despite the fact that she wrote a book titled, "In Trump We Trust". Yes, it appears that Trump supporters make up most of the ass end of the Bell Curve. I assume you've joined their brilliant #DumpKellogs boycott in which they buy Kellogs products and then post selfies of them dumping out those products. That they just bought. Before that, they held a boycott of Starbucks in which they went to Starbucks, bought a $6 coffee and then forced the girl at the counter to write "Trump" on their cup. Not quite clear on the whole, "boycott" concept, but they sure are enthusiastic.

Here are some more enthusiastic Trump supporters:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11...

So here what: Trump and his supporters will not be normalized. There will be no point over the next two years when Donald Trump is accepted as President in any normal sense. And when it comes right down to it, there are 3 million more people who voted for someone everybody hated instead of Trump. He's going to have a hard time claiming any mandate or legitimacy. He's the second Republican president in a row who got fewer people to vote for him than the losing candidate, and he has to make sure to stop any effort to actually count all the votes and audit the election process in order to hold on to power. He's already a lame duck and he hasn't been sworn in yet.

Comment Re: More about eliminating WrongThink (Score 1) 166

Experts thought the knew the outcome to a 98% certainty at its highest, and on election night, is only went down to somewhere in the 80's and in the end got it totally wrong.

Not totally wrong. The winning margin in the popular vote, which is now approaching 3 million, is almost exactly where most of the "experts" put it.

As for the Electoral College, those votes still haven't been cast and the recounts haven't taken place. Expect an interesting few weeks.

Comment Re:treating the symptoms (Score 2) 166

It's the school system that created all this snowflake syndrome we have now.

Let's see who the snowflakes are. In the past week or so, Trump supporters have been triggered by:

1. A Broadway play.
2. Starbucks
3. cornflakes

The main Trump, Donald even tweeted a demand for a safe space at the theater:

https://twitter.com/realDonald...

There is nobody more sensitive and thin-skinned than a Donald Trump supporter.

Comment Re:Wait a year (Score 1) 502

The media coined a phrase early in Bush's presidency. It was call 'mcjobs' and they went out of there way to 'explain' that even though X jobs were added most were 'mcjobs' and not 'real' jobs.

Can you cite an example besides your memory of what the "media" did? One link to "mcjobs" will do.

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