David Koch

Hillary Clinton's book shows she's a better media critic than media candidate

Hillary Clinton's book shows she's a better media critic than media candidate

Normally, I hate it when politicians play media critics.

Whether it is Barack Obama talking about the press as a pack of fools distracted by the “bright, shiny object” or Donald Trump calling anyone who disagrees with him a purveyor of “fake news,” such critiques are often misinformed and almost always self-serving.

As I wrote during the 2016 election, I thought Hillary Clinton was terrible as a media candidate. But in her new book, “What Happened,” which was published Tuesday, she proves to be a very good media critic in analyzing one important realm of the information ecosystem: conservative platforms like Fox News, the Breitbart News Network and the Maryland-based...

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