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6. But He Wasn't
Sun Mar 17, 2024, 07:17 PM
Mar 2024

The campaign season bumps were similar to those before the whiny brat ever ran fir office.
His 4 years in office didn't really reflect a consistent rating uptick (for the industry as a whole) nor did ad revenues reflect greater interest.
This was from the numbers the big 3, Time-Warner, & Comcast as a whole. He wasn't really "better for business" that any other president. And, the bump in 2020 was a combination of typical non-viewers tuning in for COVID daily updates, then the campaign that followed a couple months later.
It seems they fear if there us no horse race, the normal bump won't happen. It's like they are trying to keep something from not happening. Not the most strategic point of view.
Whatever their motivation, it can't be from the great ratings TFG delivered, but the initial freak show interest wore off before November '16. Has to be something else.

He was good for ratings/subscriptions. They want that boost again. RockRaven Mar 2024 #1
But He Wasn't ProfessorGAC Mar 2024 #6
The oligarchs and billionaires want the Trump tax cuts to continue. dalton99a Mar 2024 #2
I'm Not Certain "Trusts" Is the Word You Want There The Roux Comes First Mar 2024 #3
I am just going by their actions. senseandsensibility Mar 2024 #4
Gotcha! The Roux Comes First Mar 2024 #5
How do you propose we combat this OP? NYC2ATL Mar 2024 #7
That's a good question senseandsensibility Mar 2024 #8
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