My Letter To Media Outlets Regarding Their 2016 Election Season Coverage

Dear Media, DT is a liar, a con artist, a bully, dirty tricks expert etc, but you enabled him by letting him get away with constructing his huuuuge pile of manure. This is who he is both before and post the election process. He may have conned enough folks to get elected but he didn’t succeed with most of us.

Gronda Morin

The following is a template of what I will be writing to various media outlets. I do fault the media for their complicity in helping the republican’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump to become our next U.S. president.

Dear Media Representatives,

Image result for cartoons about media coverage of electionYou are about to receive many letters similar to mine. While I do not hold your paper and /or the media, in general, solely responsible for Donald Trump’s victory, you have been a major  factor/ player in helping him win.

The rest of the story…(DT is Donald Trump and HRC is Hillary Clinton)

Previously, I have written to media outlets (I am certain that I was not alone) indicating that if DT won, the media would be held culpable in helping  DT with his victory. I was asking the press to end their coverage of treating both candidate with a sense of false equivalency because there was no comparison between the two.

The media writers and pundits were…

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Those Who Would Oppose the Crimson King

The the protests begin…

The Church of the Ass Bleeding Morons

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Saturday would be a perfect day for protest; a bit of chill in the air, but no rain forecast. The event was to take place late Saturday afternoon and run on into the night. This allowed plenty of time to shake off my evening’s activities from the night before. Reports had been streaming across the wire showing noticeable protesting going on in various U.S. cities since it was announced Donald Trump had won the Presidential election. This protest would be Indy’s initial contribution to the politically progressive backlash against Donald Trump. I remembered a time I followed protestors camped out on Broadway and Colfax in Denver, Colorado, which had been a perfect study of modern day rebellion. I may have been handed another live example of society in revolt; time will tell. This may be only the beginning, or this thing might die out quick…that’s up to the citizens protesting.

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“Do you vote?” She asked

Portrait of a young African-American woman who was working as a voter registration volunteer on Church Street in San Francisco
A young voter registration volunteer on Church Street.

#NationalVoterRegistrationDay was September 27th but it’s not too late to register.

Information for online Voter Registration:

Voter Registration Deadlines, State by State

USA.gov : Voter registration portal with links to State by State online registration sites.

Ballotpedia:  Another resource that let’s you quickly assess whether you can register online in your State.

The Brennan Center for Justice: A non-partisan resource for learning if your State has voter suppression laws in place, and what they are.

Winning the Vote: A History of Voting Rights: A history of the evolution of the right to vote in the United States.

This year we vote for the President and members of both Houses of Congress.

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We need your vote! Every vote counts!


If you live in the U.S. please feel free to reblog this post and share information for voters in your State in the comments section.

Thanks,

Rob Goldstein

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