The thirty-sixth installment of Keith Olbermann's bi-weekly series, The Closer, produced by GQ, focuses on the horrific possibility of an America where Donald Trump's own media network would not only be a reality, but a means of destroying our most important freedoms with surgical precision.
Keith describes the horrors that Katy Tur, (Olbermann's ex-girlfriend coincidentally) has experienced at the hands of the unhinged violent followers incited by Trump himself:
He says this every single day yesterday. He singled out, for the third time one reporter, my ex-girlfriend incidentally, Katy Tur from NBC, still a dear friend she was harassed by the simpering bullies who populate the Trump crowds but she is fine because unlike them or Trump she's neither a coward nor fascist. Still abusing the media encouraging the incitement of physical harm against them that always whips up a Trump crowd, but it's also a preview. His his son-in-law Jared Kushner was rumored this week to be using personnel recruiters to try to staff up Trump TV, which starts the obvious cognitive dissonance thing; echoing again Trump TV means his family expects him to lose the election, right?
Keith suggests the actual purpose of this horrid network: to be the propaganda arm of the Trump Administration (apologies to those who shudder at such a nightmare). Pravda had nothing on the censuring and propaganda-laden garbage he would pass along as actual reality of this disgraceful tyrant wannabe.
Trump TV is not a consolation prize. It is a means of consolidating power once he is in the White House -- it might not even remain Trump TV. It might morph into something like official state TV.
Olbermann also recognizes the sick stunt of his henchman, Newt Gingrich, whose dishonest skit he acted out with Megyn Kelly led to this tweet by Trump's social media director:
Trump TV is simply the back-up plan to do exactly what these moronic Republican hypocrites have accused Obama of doing for years: shredding the Constitution.
We do NOT want to see how the chips may fall.