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CEOs Get Paid a Lot? NYT Says ‘Well, Actually…’ to This ‘True but Misleading’ Fact

Statements about runaway inequality must be nuance-trolled to death, lest readers be “misled” by statements that the media outlets themselves agree are true.
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