For Trump, Greitens, ‘witch hunt’ is the tie that binds (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

“We have heard that term ‘witch hunt’ more in the last six months than we have heard it in the last 50 years,” said Stephen Farnsworth, director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., and author of a new book on presidential communication. “And that is because it is a very effective way to dismiss allegations without having to deny them, one by one.”

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