The 'media puppet show'
International affairs now includes a kindergarten-like spitball match over who's got a bigger button. It's Donald Trump's Jock and Awe social media strategy. And the press just laps it up.
"He puts stability on the table, I think, as an issue — his stability. The president of the United States, his stability," said Mike Barnicle at the start of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning, where the very first topic was, well, you can guess.