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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Trump's Crudity

The Case for Trump

Victor Davis Hanson

2019

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2020-01-01

Chapters 9 and 10 center on Trump's manners. Chapter 9 says the crudity or even immorality is not unprecedented, many politicians have behaved similarly or worse, except for Trump a hostile media focuses more on the negative. Chapter 10 said that Trumps opponents, from government officials to celebrities are just as crude, so Trump's merely playing fair.

I don't know, evaluating the claim myself would require sifting through a lot of communication, not something I'm going to do. I do think sometimes what gets Trump in trouble are the very Tweets he chooses to publish publicly, and there's no external media to blame there.