In The Hill, Scott Goodstein discusses Trump’s use of Twitter. Will it make him a one-term president?
“Let’s face it, @RealDonaldTrump became the Heisman Trophy winner of this new media, tirelessly tweeting out shocking news and changing the conversation. But the irony lies in his Twitter handle’s first four letters — R-E-A-L. Trump doesn’t demonstrate the persona of a politician who is focused on policy; there is no need for a late-night talk show interview to understand the soft personal side of this president. We’ve gotten to know exactly who he is by hearing from him 24 hours a day for the past four years. Twitter gave this reality TV show host his biggest weapon in 2016, and now it may be the biggest reason for his downfall.”
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