Local news usually leans just right of center politically. Basic law-is-good, justice is good, look at these crazy people marching. Standard US stuff.
I know a few people who like him. I haven’t seen him yet, they’re not my thing. I get my news as I go, research the way I like. I’ve gone through long periods of time being news free. So much of it is gossip. But Facebook is all about news, so if my friends find something interesting, then I research.