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Fake Balance and Asymmetrical Polarization: A Dismal Combination

Krugman really can’t say this enough: There are two central facts about 21st-century U.S. politics. First, we suffer from asymmetric polarization: the Republican Party has become an extremist institution with little respect for traditional norms of any kind. Second, mainstream media – still the source of most political information for the great majority of Americans […]
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