Unfortunately, Mike, we have entered a reality, TV ratings world. If Fox starts to show a Trump rally live, MSNBC and the rest panic and start showing it, too, fearful that viewers will flock to Fox. That sort of thing drives me nuts as well.

Until cable news stops treating news as entertainment, you are right: “I doubt this will happen.”

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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