US Politics in Trump era Public date: 12.11.2019 04:47:18

8 Jan 2018

Enough About Steve Bannon. Rupert Murdoch’s Influence on Donald Trump Is More Dangerous.

The attention Bannon demands of us should not obscure the rival media impresario with truly Manchurian levels of influence over the president:  Rupert Murdoch. One of the less-noted passages in Wolff’s book explains that the president reveres Murdoch, regularly seeking advice from the  founder of the Fox empire, a condition that made Bannon jealous of  Murdoch’s power over Trump. The book quotes Roger Ailes, who ran Fox News for Murdoch until being dismissed for sexual harassment, as noting that “Trump would jump through hoops for Rupert.”
The attention Bannon demands of us should not obscure the rival media impresario with truly Manchurian levels of...

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