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Politico’s ‘Playbook’ Compares Trump Memorial Day Tweets to Patriotic Newspapers

Posted on 25 May 2020

One favorite pastime of the national media is mocking President Trump's tweets as gauche and inappropriate. The people who make the Politico Playbook newsletter played this game on Memorial Day with the president, suggesting all of his tweets should have been respectful tributes to our war dead. Politico contrasted Trump tweeting about Obamagate and "Make America Great Again" with our apparently patriotic national newspapers. Let's call this bias by headline selection.