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Sentenced to oblivion for being boring

How Cyril Ramaphosa and Joe Biden are being shaded by their headline-grabbing predecessors

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The liberal media in the US has taken a battering recently over its fawning treatment of president Joe Biden’s travel bans on SA and other African countries where the Omicron variant has been detected. At the same time, though, Biden’s approval ratings have plummeted anyway, making him only marginally more popular than Donald Trump at the same time in their presidencies. 

For the right-wing media in the US, the treatment given to Biden’s travel ban compared with how Trump was called a racist and a xenophobe when he imposed his own last year is more evidence that the likes of CNN played a big role in sabotaging his bid to get a second term in the 2019 elections...

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