Google by Trump

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Donald Trump is now going to war against search results.  Apparently he was told that when you search for Donald Trump stories on Google, the results tend to be unfavorable towards him (because duh).  I say he was told, because it’s well known that Trump himself isn’t exactly computer literate.  The idea of him doing a Google search is frankly unfathomable.  Anyway, Trump seems to think that lack of positivity is more a statement on the unfairness of a search algorithm as opposed to an indication of his poor politics and lack of self awareness.  He doesn’t seem to realize that his supporters account for a small, SMALL segment of the population, both of the internet and frankly the planet. To his credit, they are a loud bunch, bunch their numbers aren’t as great.  So no, the news about him isn’t going to be predominantly favorable.  So now Trump wants to go in and regulate search engines.  He says he wants fairness, but the reality is that he just wants to keep people from voicing mean opinions of him.  But as long as the internet is a thing, the odds will forever not be in his favor.  Sorry/Not Sorry, Don.

Alex Jones Needs Help

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Alex Jones!  He is… the best worst person in the whole damn universe.  He’s just a bag of prejudice, anger and degeneracy.  And it brings me no end of joy to see him fall on his face.  Namely in recent days, when his “news” show (I can’t emphasize the sarcasm behind “news” hard enough) has been banned by all the major digital distribution networks that allow for mass access to his show.  iTunes, Facebook and YouTube all kicked him off their services for violating their content policies.  Now of course, Jones is claiming censorship (which is what zealots who don’t know what censorship actually means always claim when they get kicked out of a party) and begging for help. Namely, he’s begging Donald Trump for help.  He put up a video on his InfoWars website, pleading for Trump to take up his cause, making his “censorship” a concern for the midterms.  Though going to bat for a media company…well that might be a bit off brand for Trump.  But in a weird way, I think Trump probably admires the moxie on Jones.