Democrats Join Ranks of Media Bashers

Posted by on February 16, 2020 12:28 am
Categories: US Politics

No one in the news business wants to acknowledge this, but the media has become Sally Field in reverse: Much of the country hates you. I mean really, really hates you.
For the media, any problems with hostility from the 59% of Americans who say they don’t trust the media seem to begin and end with the present occupant of the White House. However, the media hatred that defines the Trump era came about the way that Ernest Hemingway famously described bankruptcy – gradually, then suddenly. Media bashing only works as a political strategy because it taps into decades of existing anger and…

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