The way the media are treating Michael Bloomberg’s “doctored” debate video, you’d think Bloomberg was running against Hillary Clinton or something. If you were looking for a better example of the media thinking you’re a complete idiot, you couldn’t do much better than this.

It’s hard not to laugh, albeit while rolling your eyes. But as Seth Mandel points out, we’ve been heading down this road for a while and probably shouldn’t be surprised if this all gets much, much worse.

We really are:

This is legit depressing.



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