After several tweets surfaced showing New York Times’ newest editorial board member, Sarah Jeong, putting her anti-white sentiment on full display, the paper put out a statement in defense of Jeong. Right on cue, the “Republicans pounce” angle started in some media circles, with HuffPost editor-in-chief and New York Times alum Lydia Polgreen going as far as to say Jeong’s racist tweets exposed a “troubling trend” on the “far right.” This take from Yahoo News is right up there among media candidates to be inducted into the “Republicans Pounce” Hall of Fame:

“What they call ‘anti-white’ tweets”?

The media spin machine sure is predictable.



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