Politico: ‘Trump Goes Full Breitbart’

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Eli Stokols writes in Politico that GOP nominee Donald Trump’s speech on Thursday “bore the unmistakable imprint of Breitbart News.”

From Politico:

With 26 days left in an election campaign he now has a minuscule chance of winning, Donald Trump is in full black-helicopter mode.

The Republican nominee let loose a fusillade of anger and blame-shifting invective Thursday in his first speech since several women came forward to accuse him of touching them without their consent. His targets: Everybody.

He slammed a political establishment he described as clinging to power and a subservient “corporate media” — blaming both for the spate of stories detailing strikingly similar allegations of unwanted groping from a number of women over several decades.

“The Washington establishment, and the financial and media corporations that fund it, exists for only one reason: to protect and enrich itself,” Trump said. “The establishment has trillions of dollars at stake in this election.”

“The corporate media in this country is no longer involved in journalism. For them, it’s a war,” Trump railed in West Palm Beach. “Anyone who challenges their control is deemed a racist, a sexist, a xenophobe and morally deformed.”

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