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Thursday December 10, 2015

Quote of the Day

“Once the press came to believe that their job was not to say, 'This is a lie, this is the truth,' but 'We have to be balanced between two ideological factions'? That structurally advantaged the side that was more willing to lie.”

-- Rick Perlstein, “A Recent History of Political Lies,” articulating the problem with the press and our political system that began with the advent of Reagan.

Posted at 11:22 AM on Thursday December 10, 2015 in category Quote of the Day  
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