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Bzzzzzt. Try again.

Mainstream means common; the majority. Something uncommon or rare isn't the mainstream.

Seeing Fox News is basically the only right-leaning cable news network, they don't fall into the mainstream category.

main·stream

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1.
the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are regarded as normal or conventional; the dominant trend in opinion, fashion, or the arts.
WOW you are delusional. Fox News is the #1 rated cable news channel.
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Damn shame it couldn't have been a father / son event. IMHO.
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WOW you are delusional. Fox News is the #1 rated cable news channel.
And the only major right-leaning cable news network.

Being one of many opposites doesn't make you mainstream.
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And the only major right-leaning cable news network.

Being one of many opposites doesn't make you mainstream.
Well the what the F does it make it? Oh grand one...
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I can admit that Fox makes errors, and leans right. Can you admit that the MSM makes errors and leans left?
Any takers? Winston? Mikey, Found it? Salty? No????
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If the originating network has CNN, CBS, MSNBC or NYT in the URL it is likely fake news.
You left out ABC and the Washington Post.
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KS., had a recent election to replace a Trump pick and the Dem almost beat the running Republican, who won by a mere 5 percentage points. Way below what was thought to be in a district, that voted for Trump by 66 % 3 months before.
Traditional Republicanism is not at all identical to Trumpism (which is certainly not intended as a pejorative term--just a description).

Someone recently suggested that the traditional GOP and the Trumpkins (again, not intended as a pejorative term) should settle upon a trial separation.

Not bad advice, from the traditional GOP's perspective.

Of course, the problem is that demographic trends do not favor the traditional GOP; so it may be in for a fall, any way that it chooses to go.
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Traditional Republicanism is not at all identical to Trumpism (which is certainly not intended as a pejorative term--just a description).

Someone recently suggested that the traditional GOP and the Trumpkins (again, not intended as a pejorative term) should settle upon a trial separation.

Not bad advice, from the traditional GOP's perspective.

Of course, the problem is that demographic trends do not favor the traditional GOP; so it may be in for a fall, any way that it chooses to go.
Nice of you to take the time to help me out with understanding how Trump & fans are out there by themselves as regards to all others groups whom play the same political games..

Although I did know there were some big differences, pjohns you have given me some insight to which I say ..
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