Outsized response … After President Donald Trump weighed in on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, the media went into overdrive. Social media devolved into warring tribes over a game that many use to escape politics. On Monday, the White House press corps blamed Trump for not being able to cover other news. Um … you people set your own editorial policies. Can you not walk and chew gum at the same time?
What Puerto Rico crisis? … Rather than cover the Puerto Rico crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria, NewsBusters reports that the broadcast networks focused their coverage on the NFL drama.