"Controversy Creates Cash"
Or, how the Trump era has turned the news business into Wrestlemania
|Matt Taibbi||Dec 10, 2018||31||6|
In Virginia in early 2015, a then-35 year-old pro wrestler who goes by the name Daniel Richards followed Donald Trump in amazement. In a creepy way, he understood he was watching a kindred spirit.
“He was doing what I do,” he said.
Richards would later capture fame with a hilariously campy wrestling persona called “The Progressive Liberal.” He enters sma…