"The press is the enemy of the people", says Donald Trump. He's right.

Of course the statement means entirely different things to him and the rest of Cult 45 and to me.

Trump is seeking to subvert accountability by creating distrust in democratic institutions and the "press".


The conventional print media are an important estate literally pressing for accountability.

In his cultivation of the meme "fake news" Trump seeks to substitute what his mouthpiece Kellyanne Conway calls "alternative facts".

When I say "the media, and to a lesser extent the print press, does a disservice to the democracy and