How conservative media transformed the Covington Catholic students from pariahs to heroes - The Guardian 🔗 📰 🗣️

Conservatives have realized they can construct a parallel reality and have it accepted

In making this happen, conservative media have normalized the boys’ aggressive form of political expression, and tried to further discredit both fact-oriented media and high-profile liberals. Media outlets have been effectively gaslighted, and many climbed down from coverage which was based on the most clear and obvious interpretation of the boys chanting, making gestures and making tomahawk chops.

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