Chris Jones: Trump plans a future in media and The New York Times recalls a hubristic tweet

Two interesting and prescient things happened in the hours before America plunged into a nail-biting Tuesday night and an election that turned out to be far closer than anticipated. Both reveal much about perils faced by our democracy, as stoked by a disruptive president without care for its essential framework and a news media that mostly has abandoned its traditional, straight-shooting role and now needs to recalibrate and search its soul.One thing was that The New York Times had to recall a tweet in which the paper had, in essence, credited those like itself with deciding presidential elect…

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