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Thursday, October 29, 2015

'The Republicans are Right. We in the Media Do Suck.'

Catherine Rampell:

The Republican presidential candidates are right. The media does suck.
But not for the reasons the candidates complained about Wednesday night.
We in the media suck because we have rewarded their rampant dishonesty and buffoonery with nonstop news coverage. Which, of course, has encouraged more dishonesty and buffoonery.
Hence the aggravating behaviors that candidates doubled-down on during the debate, based on lessons that we in the media taught them. To wit...

    Posted by on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 05:52 PM in Economics, Politics | Permalink  Comments (23)


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