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How the Media Overthrew Party Politics; BY NEAL GABLER

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opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/24/16

"It is crystal clear we are in the midst of a political revolution — and the media are a primary reason why. Never before has a major-party candidate been created almost wholly by the media, full-blown and virtually outside the boundaries of the traditional parties’ apparatuses...Media and politics historically have operated in a kind of uneasy alliance in which the media push and the political system responds... the effect has almost invariably been toward democratizing politics and releasing them from the iron fist of the party elites,but if the media kept nudging politics toward greater openness and democracy, they still operated within parameters erected by the parties. Until now, where the relationship in which the party leads and the media follow seems to have been reversed. Trump is an example of a candidate who is put up by the media and for whom the party renders its verdict."

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