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Finding a TV journalist who can take on Trump

Finding a TV journalist who can take on Trump

It's time for someone on TV to step up and take Donald Trump down — or, at least, put him in his place. The situation has not risen to the level of Edward R. Murrow and Sen. Joseph McCarthy. But it's definitely in a league with Katie Couric and Sarah Palin. And every day that Trump gets away with driving the vast majority of political coverage on network and cable TV with his reckless, tabloid-style attacks and unsubstantiated claims is another day that the nation loses having an informed discussion about where it wants to go in terms of leadership after Barack Obama. Coarsening the conversation of democracy hardly starts to describe a candidate for president...

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