Nine Months Too Late, A Media Panic

The political press is panicking, and some are starting to contemplate desperate measures. Anxiety among Clinton allies has led them to demand that political media take the reins from her lackluster campaign. Members of the political press appear spooked enough to debate the pros and cons of the proposal. The threat posed by a Donald Trump presidency is so great, some on the left contend, that it demands extraordinary measures—by serving as judges of his mendacity. Given how accommodating the political press was to Donald Trump when he was useful to the left, the predicament in which the press finds itself today is both revelatory and deserved.

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Nine Months Too Late, A Media Panic

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