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Trump and CNN, Frenemies Again
Ink Stained WretchesMay 5, 2023
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The presidential debates are starting to take shape and we’re here to give you a preview of how it could go down. Also, we’re reflecting on the White House Correspondents Dinner as well as updates on Tucker and Clarence Thomas. Wretch on! 

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3:12 Front Page

41:35 Obsessions

49:35 Reader Mail

52:04 Favorite Item

Show Notes:

CNN:Trump to appear at CNN town hall in New Hampshire | CNN Politics 

NYT: Trump Likely to Sit Out One or Both of First Two G.O.P. Debates 

WaPo: There remains little value in broadcasting Trump’s comments live

Semafor: Take Donald Trump seriously, not literally, on “fake news.”

WaPo: Republicans aim to disrupt 2024 general election debates amid Trump complaints

Mediaite: 'You Brought This Up!' Trump Scolds Nigel Farage For Suggesting He Stop Talking About 2020 Election 

NYT: Tucker Carlson’s Text That Alarmed Fox: ‘It’s Not How White Men Fight’ 

NYT: How Scalia Law School Became a Key Friend of the Supreme Court

AP News: Americans fault news media for dividing nation: AP-NORC poll 

Semafor: Politico's founder is spending $20 million to train aspiring journalists

NYT: Vice Is Said to Be Headed for Bankruptcy 

The Dispatch: The Flooded Zone

Propublica: Clarence Thomas Had a Child in Private School. Harlan Crow Paid the Tuition. 

Politico: My Descent Into TikTok News Hell 

Mediaite: Jeffrey Toobin Recalls Departure from CNN and Infamous Zoom Call: 'I'd Rather Not Go Into the Grisly Details'

SLToday:  ‘Rudderless ship of chaos’: St. Louis judge advances Kim Gardner contempt case