- Brad Todd: Voters take Trump seriously but not literally, while journalists take him literally, but not seriously
- Journalists, like politicians, over-value words -- and they are now covering a politician who does not, he writes
Brad Todd is a founding partner at OnMessage, Inc., an advertising agency where he has produced ads for Ron Johnson, Rick Scott, Bobby Jindal, and many others. He was formerly a partner in the Todd & Castellanos Creative Group and founded Coach to Cure MD, a charity project involving America's college football coaches to raise awareness and research dollars for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The views expressed here are his own.
(CNN)Just before the dawn of the Trump administration, journalism in Washington, DC, faces an existential crisis -- but virtually no one in the profession is willing to diagnose it.