The Media’s false equivalence is deadly

The corporate media, at its fairest and most balanced, often presents things in this frame:

Since there are very fine people, (along with a few bad apples), on both sides, on both sides, all Americans have to try harder to aim for the sane middle ground, between Black Lives Matter and the Klan, between Nazis and Jews, between billionaires and low value citizens, and we’ll be right back to tell you exactly how you can find that Golden Mean, but first, these important words from our sponsors.

Robert Reich lays it out in five minutes

and this bit of bitter common sense, also from Reich

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