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A plea to cable TV bosses: Turn down the angry political talk now

A plea to cable TV bosses: Turn down the angry political talk now

Yesterday, I wrote about the higher, ritualistic purpose some of the more responsible cable channels news played on election night as earth-shaking results were tallied.

But that role didn’t stop early Wednesday when Hillary Clinton had called Donald Trump to concede.

In fact, at that very moment, the civic responsibility of American journalism kicked into an even higher gear – to help steady and stabilize the nation as our elected leaders work toward a peaceful transition of power.

Some on CNN and MSNBC failed to meet that responsibility Wednesday, and I am being kind when I describe it that way.

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