On the Media

Another interesting show from On The Media this weekend. This time it was about how news media coverage of Trump inadvertently "normalizes" his deviancy. Of special interest is the segment in which liguist John McWhorter explains how Trump reinforces his message even when the media brands him a liar because of the human brain's metaphorical processing of language. If you want to spend an hour productively, I recommend listening to OTM's Dec. 2 radio show.
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