Social, or Merde Media?

Things do not appear to be going well for American Democracy these days when the big platforms are owned by real USA billionaires.

Forget the others that make their usual false claim to be on top, but can't break into the pack. The big ones have put Americans in a stinky and sticky predicament.

We are referring to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, WashingtonPost, Twitter, FoxNews, NYPost, WallStreetJournal... etc.

The late-night comics are having a field day with the progressively expanding media topic.

Trump Says He Won’t Return to Twitter Even with Elon Musk in Charge: A Closer Look https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_62dC9DfOU

Trump’s Mess of Frightening Candidates, Truth Social’s Lies & Jimmy’s Pr... https://youtu.be/j2qjvjcy92U

Tucker Carlson Is Russian State Media's Newest Correspondent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGXHw7sX4e8

How a billionaires boys’ club came to dominate the public square - The Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/05/01/billionaires-politics

Finally, speaking of problems percolating...  The new Audi E-Tron is a linguistic conundrum for the French. Etron in colloquial French means crap, offal, shit, manure, etc. The German is keeping the name. Maybe I’ll buy one. I always wanted to own a crappy car. As I told my good friend and colleague, I want a brown one, just a little darker than these ones. one. https://www.carwow.co.uk/audi/e-tron-gt