Writing for the conservative website amac in September, Seamus Brennan predicted that the midterms this year would be known as “the First Post-Media Election.” I suppose he was using the word “media,” as we conservatives so often do, to refer to that portion of the media that used to require some such qualifier as “liberal,” “mainstream,” or, more recently, “legacy” to make it clear that there was some alternative to it. But in the vast universe of today’s popular culture we alternatives may begin to feel almost vanishingly small, especially now that the social-media companies have enlisted in the service of the progressive media’s jihad against what President Biden was pleased to call, in his speech in Philadelphia at the beginning of September, extremist “

 

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