Ed Lyons

Remember the book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten?” The modern GOP has clearly forgotten the point of “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” Much of the gaping credibility deficit of today’s Republican Party is the byproduct of what Jeffrey Berry and Sarah Sobieraj call The Outrage Industry. The hottest thing in the media business is outrage peddling and, unfortunately for Republicans, politically conservative consumers can’t get enough of it. The market for conservative outrage is flooded with low quality product that is crowding out serious criticism of folks like Hillary Clinton and President Obama.
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