Gainor: ‘Terrifying’ that Media is Seriously Contemplating Trump Assassination

Gainor: ‘Terrifying’ that Media is Seriously Contemplating Trump Assassination

If you want to know about the level of political discourse in any given country, look at the way its media talks about the president.

By “talk about the president”, I don't mean that they say nothing but positive things about them or, conversely, speak nothing but ill of them. I mean that they can have a civil discussion about the president and his policies, expressing support when one agrees or voicing firm-but-polite disagreement when one dissents. Sadly, it appears that America in recent years has departed far from this vision and set in its place a sort of circus in which commentators struggle to top each other in vitriol and outrageousness.

Don't believe me? Look at the way journalists – not random people on Twitter or social media, actual bona fide journalists – discuss Trump. They don't simply say they don't like him: they are actively hoping he meets an untimely demise.

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