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    TV (or not) TV?

    By on June 8, 2019 in See It Here

    We had a deadline and we had fear and we had setbacks.

    And then late Friday night, we had a presidential tweet announcing the Mexican tariffs set to begin on Monday are “indefinitely suspended.”

    Wow.

    Reality TV has become The Real World.

    Some can cite cynicism and that’s a valid criticism.

    I keep thinking of the Batman TV show during the ’60’s where every episode concludes with “tune in tomorrow–same bat time-same bat channel.”

    The President has a point through all of this. Still, it’s becoming more drama than diplomatic negotiation. And drama can suddenly go off script.

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