Tweets are News Now?

Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed while walking in Chicago, and Wade took to Twitter to make an even stronger point about gun violence than what he has been.

Then The Donald had to put his nauseous spin on it.

Dwayne Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!

So this is just exactly the level of sensitivity (-50) and exploitation (+70) that we expect from The Donald.  Misspelling his given name was just a bonus - but to be perfectly honest, I would have, too.  Still, what strike me about this is: Twitter is now where news is happening.

That's weird, and somehow, wrong.  Every single damn reporter might be on Twitter but worldwide, only one person is 60 or so is.  Even in the USA, it's only about one in 5.

The bubble is real.  And it has many layers.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F