By imprisoning himself in twitchy tweets, comedic illogic and loopy facts, and then crying foul when the media transforms this into headlines or heated panel discussions, Trump winds up generating laughs but not hits. Illustration: Pepe Serra

A crusading US media in the age of Trump is a recipe for disaster

Tom Plate says with even quality US media turning private eye on Donald Trump, the incessant drumbeat on North Korea, and more military men inducted into the White House, the president may well be inspired to try on a new role

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By imprisoning himself in twitchy tweets, comedic illogic and loopy facts, and then crying foul when the media transforms this into headlines or heated panel discussions, Trump winds up generating laughs but not hits. Illustration: Pepe Serra
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