The exit of President Trump from the national stage won’t heal the division in America for three simple reasons: CNN, Fox, and MSNBC.
According to the unique “Civility Poll” from Georgetown University’s Institute for Politics and Public Service, it is those three cable networks driving much of the division and profiting mightily off it, making it unlikely that they’ll change tone once President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
All three came in high when 800 registered voters were asked who they blame for “bad behavior in American politics.”
Fox led with 78% saying it was “very” to “somewhat” to blame, followed by CNN at 67% and MSNBC at 61%. When broken down along political lines, 73% of Republicans blamed CNN, second only to social media giants Facebook and Twitter. Some 61% of Democrats blamed Fox, behind Trump and GOP leaders.
During an interview with WBRE, a local tv station in Scranton, PA, Andrew Torba, the Christian CEO of Parler, answered many of the questions Americans are asking about the alternative, free speech platform. 100 Percent Fed Up – Torba explains why he founded GAB in 2016 as an alternative, free speech social media platform: “I was living and working in Silicon Valley at the time, and I had very close relationships inside of Facebook, Twitter, and Google, by nature of my last start-up company which was a digital advertising company,” Torba explained, adding, “I got to see the evils of their business model for many years.” The GAB CEO explained that because of the many relationships he developed within these big tech companies, he had “insider sources” who warned him that “the rise of censorship was coming and was inevitable.” Torba shared that he witnessed the manipulation of trending topics on Facebook, “which a whistleblower
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