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The Press Has Adopted Trump’s Reality-Show Standards

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*THIS* is absolutely one of the biggest problems with our country: “In any other administration, in any other time, a special prosecutor, former FBI director, and decorated Marine testifying that the president of the United States was an unprosecuted felon who encouraged and then benefited from an attack on American democracy in pursuit of personal and political gain would bring the country to a grinding halt,” writes Adam Serwer. “But the American political press found Mueller insufficiently dazzling.”

The Press Has Adopted Trump’s Reality-Show Standards

The reaction to the special counsel’s testimony shows how deeply the president has conditioned the media to treat political events like reality television.

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