Exactly right. Why did it take FOX News (of all people) to tell us the truth about what Trump is doing with the media:
But a Fox News host suggested that President Donald Trump is hardly eager to resolve the crisis, noting that focusing attention on the wall is beneficial to the administration.
“The shutdown is good for Trump. It keeps his base engaged. It keeps the news off of other things that are bad for him. When this is the story, Mueller is not the story,” Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewart said.
The shutdown “is the kind of chaos Trump likes” because it helps him control the news cycle, Stirewart added.