Earlier today I wrote about how Bryan Griffin, Governor DeSantis’ press secretary, could give a master class in dealing with the dishonest MSM.
It’s not just that he is good at his job. What makes his approach special (along with his colleague Christina Pushaw) is that he doesn’t just handle their questions well–others have done that, if far too few. What is special is that he uses his interactions with the media to demonstrate how fundamentally dishonest they are.
There is no institution in the world that disseminates anything like the sheer quantity of dishonest, propagandistic, and just plain incorrect misinformation than the MSM. Sure, others are even more dishonest or evil–the Chinese, the Russians, the Iranians, for instance–but the MSM has them all beat in terms of the depth, breadth, and quantity of pure BS output.
Elon Musk could also give a master class in how to deal with the media, although he is far less disciplined and occasionally makes mistakes. But he is a billionaire and can afford it. He literally has no need to deal with the media at all. His products sell themselves, even though many people hate them. Enough people want them badly enough that he doesn’t even advertise.
Musk puts himself out there quite a bit, having been red-pilled (now I am on an FBI watch list as a domestic terrorist, just for using that word) he has decided to fight back.
He did an interview with a BBC reporter-a free-flowing discussion–and just owned the guy by turning the interview around. The reporter, who acts as an authority basically punted every time he was asked a question. Read more…