The right needs to be precise in its language when it attacks socialism or the social welfare state, and careful to educate voters.
Weigel’s sycophancy for a left-wing loser is not the sort of opinion that used to land him in professional trouble. But his career arc is a window in American journalism and politics.
The media can’t get enough of ‘fact checks.’ But why do they do such a horrible job with them? Here are a few particularly bad examples.
Politico’s editorial staff on Friday conceded that entire basis of attack on GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson was invented out of whole cloth.
Ben speaks with Dave Weigel of Bloomberg Politics about 2016, transgender politics, and progressive rock n’ roll.
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