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Democracy’s Ugly Brother

The shrillness, vulgarity, and shamelessness on display in the Kavanaugh spectacle will only get worse—because it is in the self-interest of our bottom-line-obsessed media to let it get worse.

Published on: October 10, 2018
Martha Bayles teaches humanities at Boston College, is author of Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad (Yale 2014), is a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute, and a regular columnist for TAI.
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