Scott, I agree that ignoring this man is dangerous — in fact, I agree with you entirely. I’d just like the media to be selective about what they respond to and how they do it. Policy changes, legislation, executive orders, that sort of thing we do need to discuss and be vigilant about. It’s the “smoke screen” tweets and rants we need to spend less time babbling about, I think. There’s much to be learned from them as well, and the crazier they get the more concerned we should be. But a quick comment or two about perceived motive is enough. A whole CNN news day of panel discussions…that’s just feeding the troll ‘way too much, I think…

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