Jason Stanford: Oh no, not The Onion
Separating satire from real news requires an advanced degree these days. When Jon Stewart becomes the most trusted newsman for millennials, the line between the evening news and The Onion gets blurry, so perhaps we shouldn’t laugh so loudly at old Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Senator who’s up for re-election next year. But given the circumstances—he’s responsible for using the filibuster to prevent even the clocks from ticking in the Senate—maybe we should.
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