The Selling of “the Journalist”

The lionization of mainstream media is just sentimental marketing.

Illustration by Rose Wong

American liberals badly needed a hero to get them through Donald Trump’s administration. The problem was, everyone on offer turned out to be problematic. Hillary Clinton had lost the 2016 election. Tim Kaine was too boring. Colin Kaepernick was too unpatriotic. Bernie Sanders and the Squad were too far left. It was hard to keep […]

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