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Sunday, September 17, 2017
No Agenda-The Saturday Memo
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Tomorrow’s show will highlight some of the most ludicrous, if not comic news you’ve yet seen, most of it prompted by the Washington Post, a paper that is relentless in attacking Trump. Now you have what I call “the burning of the hats” meme.
This harkens back to the bra burning of the 1960’s when women protested their status in society. Draft card burning was a parallel phenomenon. So now we have people burning their Make America Great Again hats to protest various Trump political compromises.
The Washington Post is playing it as if there were millions of people in the streetmaking huge bonfires of red baseball caps, burning them to ashes. The WAPO is nuts.
Then there is the Facebook “scandal.” Apparently, Facebook, so hard up for advertising, took Rubles to run those horrible anti-Clinton ads. RUBLES! OMG. This particular sideshow about the Facebook ads is probably the dumbest thing ever. We’ve discussed it on the show already, but I guess it will continue as a dumb topic for a while. The total ad-buy was alleged to be $100,000, which is nothing and because of ad targeting would have zero effect on anyone.
In fact, if the Facebook targeting mechanism works at all, only ads “you want to see” would have been served to people who want to see them. That’s the idea. Thus a Hillary supporter would see no anti-Hillary ad. Or am I missing something?
These crazy ads, allegedly run on Facebook, are very difficult to find with a normal Google image search unless you add "secure borders" in the search request.
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