Right-wing domination of the media is the only way she can explain why anyone cared about her emails.
Blaming right-wing domination of the media seems stupid, but that is the tactic Hillary Clinton is using. New York magazine has published a long delusional piece on the Clinton defeat: “Hillary Clinton Is Furious. And Resigned. And Funny. And Worried.” A lot of it is devoted to the pretense that sexism cost Hillary the election. If sexism was that bad, why didn’t anyone in the media predict here defeat? Another excuse she gives is right-wing domination of the media.
But she acknowledges that the message is more difficult than ever to get across: “We’re up against suppression, we’re up against an even greater domination of the media by the right. We are up against the propaganda machine. I mean, they have a reelect campaign already started! They have raised millions of dollars. They know that they’re in a fight.”
Right-wing domination of the media can only mean one of two things. First, she could be saying that the Right owns most newspapers and media outlets. That is obviously not true. The only other option is that Hillary is admitting that not many people read the mainstream media except to learn what the lying establishment wants us to believe. Right-wing domination of the media is a way of saying that the people trust right wing sources of news and read them rather than establishment sources of news.
Amid so much self-deceit, that is a startling admission.
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