“For years, as a conservative radio talk-show host, I . . . hammered the mainstream media for its bias and double standards. But the price turned out to be far higher than I imagined. The cumulative effect of the attacks was to delegitimize those outlets and essentially destroy much of the right’s immunity to false information. We thought we were creating a savvier, more skeptical audience. Instead, we opened the door for President Trump, who found an audience that could be easily misled.”
—Charles J. Sykes, columnist and former conservative talk-show host, “Why Nobody Cares If the President Is Lying,” The New York Times, Feb. 4, 2017
• Editorial Comment: Baaaa. A nation of sheep.
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