Jobs as progressivist imagery, embracing issues from reconciliation to social justice. Ian McDermott made the change from the call that his friend Larry Elliott had made ten years earlier, which painted the media to be the white, male demographic. He painted that picture as he was doing the research for “2040: the moment of the American past” with NPR’s in Pioneer Square in support of the Peace Corps in the South Pacific. “We’ve arrived at the edge of ecology. By nature we’re resistant to the world, and quite frankly, I don’t find it particularly inspiring to imagine the arrival of a new generation unified by horizontal lines of race or sexuality,” he told listeners in an email.
This is an article of faith for a few years now, a belief that undermines the science of health and growth. It’s no accident that many of the most influential people in American media and policy are either white men — such as Jay Favreau, who was the first white member of the board of directors for CNN and is the president of Vox Media; Tim Geithner, who led the Treasury Department and the United Nations for two terms, and was the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, and is a particularly energetic pro-Trump thinker; or, more recently, Rick Santorum, who hosts a syndicated radio show, and has cited McDermlott in a recent interview with Charlie Rose.
The idea that the conservative media must be depressed for their view of the world is a strong possibility given the content of conservative news; the failure to spot Rush Limbaugh’s antipathy for Obama on healthcare reform; the craze among cable news executives for “white Republican voters” to replace anyone who supports anything other than Trump’s candidacy; the industry’s favorite storyline to hunt down and make unpopular politicians (Mitt Romney’s firing of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus) — all of which points to an increasing number of congressional Republicans who are not inclined to demonize voters of color.
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