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March 26, 2020

Andrea Mitchell: The Most Frightening Thing About This Pandemic Is Trump's "Skyrocketing" Approval Ratings

Yes, we understood that this was the only thing that mattered to you.

During her 12:00 p.m. ET hour show on Wednesday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell revealed her greatest fear amid the coronavirus pandemic -- Donald Trump's approval ratings going up. She fretted over likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden "having difficulty" getting his message out during the crisis and support for the President "skyrocketing."

Turning to former Obama administration official Jim Messina, Mitchell anxiously noted: "There is politics involved. We’ve heard very little from, for instance, the more likely, most likely nominee of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden. He's having difficulty getting -- projecting through this crisis as the campaign goes totally on hold."

As if that wasn’t bad enough, the MSNBC host referenced positive poll numbers for Trump:

"We're also seeing some polls indicating the President’s approval ratings among Democrats and independents skyrocketing to their highest levels yet. Some 60% approval ratings for the way he’s handling this crisis as he continues to hold these briefings. The briefings are working for the President."

In frustration, she added: "No matter what he says, people seem to be seeing him as a leader, at least more people do."

In the Real Clear Politics aggregate, Trump's approval rating is now the highest of his presidency, pushing past his numbers of the first few days in office, before the media really went to work.

Charles "Tres Mujeres" Sykes says, "No mas! No mas!"

tresmujereschuck

Funny, I didn't hear old Three-Wives saying that we should interview all the people who lost their health insurance due to Obama more than Obama himself.

They actually liked Obama a lot. They really liked Clinton.

They have always been Neoliberals. Not even Neocons. Neoliberals. They have always supported liberal policies -- they just wanted big business to get special deals from the government.

And Open Borders, of course.

When the Democrats made a hard play to make corporations a new Democrat client group under Clinton -- when the Democrats began competing and winning in the race to deliver more largesse to megacorporations -- they ceased having any preference for conservatism over neoliberalism at all.

Since then, it's all been Controlled Opposition/Failure Theater bullshit.

Mollie Hemingway has more thoughts on the alleged "press'" latest weapon, simply censoring the president.

What the media instead are realizing is that they have lost control over the filtering that they are used to providing. They seek to spin the news rather than simply show it and report it. And they justify their bias as being part of a higher calling in the journalism profession as opposed to a glaring failure.

The media that was able to push impeachment while the coronavirus spread throughout the world, that claimed concerns about it were racist, and that attempts to control its spread were xenophobic, now wants even more control over the message. Their plan to keep Americans in the dark about what the country’s top political and medical officials say unless it is filtered through a group of people who botched the 2016 campaign, the Russia collusion narrative, and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing is a demonstration of something very dangerous.

They don't want to report the news. They want to control it. That is damaging and destructive to their own already hurting reputations but, more importantly, to public health itself.



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