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Speculation Disguised as News

1st February 2017

Read it.

Here is the graphic on the front page of the New York Times’ website this morning:

What a remarkably precise estimate of where Neil Gorsuch fits in! This is one of the media’s worst habits — reporting gross speculation as if it were news. No one knows if Gorsuch will be more or less conservative than, say, Sam Alito, yet this kind of reporting will shape the narrative anyway.

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