False Equivalence in One Tweet

By James Fallows

This is nicely done.


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To anticipate 99 percent of incoming hostile mail and online trollery: the point of this distillation is not what it says about the two political parties. You can reverse them if you want -- although in the struggle over "the sequester," I think it's right as is. The real point is what this says about the predicament and habits of the press. 


> 140-character version here.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/02/false-equivalence-in-one-tweet/273451/