Why does any of this matter? Because we are living in a golden age of viral grifters, particularly those who traffic in political commentary. Whether it was his intent or not, Sexton fueled the recent trend of internet-savvy people play-acting as Resistance Journalists being mistaken for reporters who are doing the actual work. The Trump administration has so far functioned like a giant chum bucket to these people, each day spilling another few gallons of blood and bone to be consumed by those on a quest for micro-celebrity. All it takes now to become a well-known political commentator is a few tweet storms, a bit of shamelessness, and the ability to strike certain poses of sardonic authority.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
"Twitter Guy Wants You To Think He Was This Close To Bringing Down The Trump Regime"
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