The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin digs into "The National Enquirer's Fervor for Trump: The tabloid is defined by its predatory spirit. Why has it embraced the President with such sycophantic zeal?"

  • Trump has been friends for decades with "David Pecker, the longtime chief executive of American Media, Inc., which owns most of the nation's supermarket tabloids and gossip magazines."
  • The Enquirer "made its first political endorsement ever, of Trump, last spring. Cover headlines promised, "Donald Trump's Revenge on Hillary & Her Puppets' and 'Top Secret Plan Inside: How Trump Will Win Debate!'"
  • Why it matters: "Pecker is now considering expanding his business: he may bid to take over the financially strapped magazines of Time, Inc., which include Time, People, and Fortune. ... Pecker would almost certainly direct those magazines, and the journalists who work for them, to advance the interests of the President and to damage those of his opponents."

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