Scott Livingston

Busy week of kissing up to Trump for Sinclair's Boris Epshteyn

Busy week of kissing up to Trump for Sinclair's Boris Epshteyn

Last July, I wrote that the “Bottom Line with Boris” commentaries by Boris Epshteyn, chief political analyst for the Sinclair Broadcast Group, came as close to classic propaganda as anything I had seen on American TV in 30 years of writing about media.

After catching up with him this week, I’m thinking I should drop the “as close to” qualifier.

It was a bad week for Trump, thanks to the human suffering caused by his cruel and chaotic border policies, which meant members of his right-wing messaging machine had to step up.

I wrote here about the failure of the prime-time lineup at Fox News to find any kind of credible defense for Trump, and I discussed Tucker Carlson, Sean...

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