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The Lies! It Burns!

If Brendan Nyhan really intends to keep cataloguing bogus GOP tax cut talking points, he’s going to be a busy man indeed. I wonder — I really do — from time to time why newspapers are uniformly so willing to be manipulated by these obvious deceptions. Have they not noticed that newspaper circulation is in perpetual decline? That young people don’t pay for their products? Do they really not see the possibility that this is related to the way they are regularly complicit in efforts to mislead their readers? Who wants to pay for misinformation?

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