Trump Wasn’t Wrong About the Fake News

The media tells us how to feel and what to say, and we don’t know how to think.

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In 2001, the media made us feel patriotic, so we went to war. In 2021, the media told us the lives we’ve destroyed for two decades need our compassion, so we showed our sorrow. We didn’t think about Afghan lives when the media told us war would avenge the horrors of…