The media isn't running a nuclear superpower. Don Trump is, and he's making a right hash of it.

What's more important - Don Trump's fragile ego or the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of Americans?

Is the chaos that marks the Trump administration a good thing for business stability?

He promised to build a wall and have Mexico pay for it. As we speak, there are twenty kilometres of wall on land where there was none beforehand, children can climb over it, and Mexico hasn't paid for any of it.

The world openly laughs at America and its bumbling leadership. America's relations with its oldest allies have become strained, while Trump goes out of his way to lavish praise on tyrants and dictators.

You can't blame the media for Trump's unhinged Twitter habit. When people around the world can assess the mental state of America's head of government, who needs the media?

A quarter of a million Americans - at least - are dead from a plague disease that Trump has continually assured the nation is nothing to worry about. Newspapers or television news don't kill people, but presidential advice that a raging pandemic need not be feared will do that.

And how is it that Don Trump is incapable of shouldering the responsibility when things go wrong? It is famously said that "the buck stops here" on the Resolute desk, but apparently not under Trump. It's never his fault. Though he is quick to take credit for the good work of others.

America's media may be partisan - and some of it is - but DW, the BBC, Al Jazeera and many more of the worlds leading media outlets are all telling the same story. Why is this? Does the BBC really support Democrats over Republicans? why should Al Jazeera care? Aren't they in the business of making money?

Mitch, I'm just not seeing any objective journalism from your pen.

Britni

Britni Pepper has always enjoyed telling stories. About people, places and pleasures.

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