Trump’s Savvy Trap for the Press

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In the end, the Trump White House’s strategy of elevating the political press to the status of “opposition party” may still prove foolish. While Trump and those in the pundit class…
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Caution, Conservative Media Critics

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Longtime conservative critics of a prevailing center-left bias in the press won a significant victory this week. In celebrating their success, however, those same media skeptics are sacrificing the credibility…
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Obama Exits Whining About Fox News

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This is a bittersweet moment for President Obama. He is about to leave office with sky-high approval ratings and will begin his comfortable retirement without the shadow of failure or…
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Time to Play Catch-Up on Hillary

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Donald Trump’s candidacy represented such a unique threat to democratic norms that the Fourth Estate decided it had an obligation to overcome its supposed objectivity in 2016. Both putatively objective reporters and Trump’s…
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The Donna Brazile Syndrome

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 Donna Brazile’s dirty tricks won’t influence the outcome of the vote, nor did they swing the Democratic primary race to Hillary Clinton. But the story about how the current Democratic National…
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What Liberal Media Bias Can’t Do

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Is there any part of Donald Trump’s complaint about the election being “rigged” against him that isn’t a conspiracy theory, which should be dismissed out of hand? Yes. While the…
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