Yeah, We Know

No shit. No fucking shit.

The fact that so many news outlets and individual members of the press are reporting this as though it's surprising news, as opposed to straightforwardly noting this is just confirmation of what any reasonable person assumed in the first place, is frankly a perfect example of what is wrong with the political press right now.

"Oh, my stars and garters! Donald Trump is a manipulative, unethical liar?! Why I never!" is not an appropriate response to any of this.

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