Of course, the Grey Lady has been slouching left for a long time now. Her Op-Ed pages have gone from being piss-poor to being positively feculent. David Brooks, who I once respected, is increasingly in the grip of Trump Derangement Syndrome. And he was one of the sane ones.
Sarah Jeong is a miserable twerp of no significance. Her hiring, however, is a major event signaling an institutional legitimation of deviant and destructive behavior. Things should prove interesting in the months and years to come. You are well-advised to keep your powder dry.
What we have here is a struggle for the soul of America. Or is that too dramatic a way of putting it?
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