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kleinbl00  ·  893 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: It's election day America!

Technically, he's an oligarch.

In my opinion, this election reflects nothing so much as the collapse of the 4th estate.

veen  ·  893 days ago  ·  link  ·  

With 4th estate, you mean the (news) media? I can see how they've been sidelined by internet media but from what I can tell their influence is still visible, if only because I've never heard more about someone's emails than through American news.

kleinbl00  ·  893 days ago  ·  link  ·  

it's a term that dates back to the 1700s. It means all news sources.

We're starting to make the flippin' British look good.