"I thought I knew the mean of the word "sanction", and I did.
But apparently it also means the exact opposite:
1. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
2. official permission or approval for an action.
"an crap in the headlines, is Trump with his incessant idiotic tweeting about it. If he'd shut up about it, it'd be gone with in a week, but every morning the runs off a string of tweets about it, and the MSM talks about those all day."