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Media Misses: Politico minimizes the danger of dictatorship

We should all speak out about the damage Trump could do in four more years
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Today’s installment of our short video series “Media Misses” looks at a Politico opinion piece in which Turkish journalist Asli Aydintasbas assures us that Trump couldn’t become a dictator in just four years. Excuse us for not being assured, and for thinking it’s a mistake to downplay the threat.

Watch our conversation below:

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Media Misses
A short video series calling out journalism's failures to effectively confront right-wing extremism. Produced in collaboration with Steven Beschloss.