Plus, we need a more robust theory of the media.
Covering President Donald Trump is hard, but the media is blowing the easy parts.
That’s what I thought as I read Ezra Klein’s fascinating, troubling take on Vox about how Trump manipulates the media. Ezra raises a lot of really good, really difficult questions about how the media can and should handle the situation in which Trump clearly wants to bait the press into a Trump versus the media narrative.
Yet what I’m hung up on are the...