Trump Dumps Fox News for “Treating Me Very Unfairly”

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Republican front-runner Donald Trump has a sizable lead in most state and national polls, but remains displeased by the way that the media have covered his campaign. Instead of choosing to ignore or rebut negative press, Trump has decided to simply boycott it altogether.

On Wednesday, Trump tweeted that because of the way that Fox News had covered his campaign, he would no longer participate in any Fox shows “for the foreseeable future.” The relationship between Fox and The Donald has been a tumultuous one for some time now, but it is unclear what exactly was the final straw for Trump.

So let this be a lesson to everyone in the media: If you get on Donald Trump’s bad side, he just might do the worst thing possible for your ratings—disappear.

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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