The real news in the piece comes in its remarkable concession in the sixth graph.This is innuendo edging up to the line of fake news, coming right on the heels of Rachel Maddow's Geraldo Rivera moment, which plays into Trump's effort to play the press as a foil. Why do they feed into further distrust in the media? I suspect it's because MSNBC and the NY Times play to their audience, despite their earnest statements that "the truth matters more than ever."
“But it is not clear how well the two know each other,” the Times writes of the judge and the billionaire, as if to apologize for the forthcoming banality.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The hit job that wasn't
Daily Caller: "NYT Dumped The Biggest Nothing-Burger Yet On Neil Gorsuch."