The media are ramping up the attacks on Donald Trump as the election draws nearer. On Monday, the Trump campaign banned the Washington Post from covering their political events. It was a response to a misrepresentation of Trump’s comments about President Obama. Media critic Howard Kurtz blasted the newspaper for an inaccurate headline suggesting that Trump was saying that Obama was somehow involved in the Orlando shooting.
As this goes to press, the Baton Rouge Press Club is hosting the gubernatorial candidates today for its forum. Present, are Democrat Jon Bel Edwards and Republicans Jay Dardenne and Scott Angelle. Not present is US Senator David Vitter.
We have a race.
We all know that Donald J. Trump is dominating the republican candidates in the polls, on TV talk shows, news programs and yes, even social media.
First, the Confederate flag comes down in South Carolina. Then, the US Supreme Court affirms the federal exchanges under Obamacare. Today, the same court approves gay marriages throughout the United States.
I know that tweet stalking is a kinky way to follow the news. But, in the new era of digital communications, it beats watching Fox News and MSNBC during the afternoons.
How important is the Internet and social media in the world of politics?
If money is the mother's milk of politics, social media and the Internet are the light beams.
If Twitter is the country’s thermometer, the debate over Jindal ‘s comments at the White House on Monday is hitting boiling. However, so far, based upon the volume of negative comments to date, Jindal’s PR machine needs more firepower.
Is former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin going to have another day in court after being convicted last week on 20 out of 21 counts in the federal court, in a case that was reported around the globe?
C. Ray Nagin, has taken to twitter in defending his innocence despite failing to take questions after his conviction on Wednesday.
African American actress Stacy Dash has formally endorsed Mitt Romney for President. The actress tweeted that Americans should “Vote for Romney. The only choice for your future.”