This Week in Media Bias History: Guess Who Blamed Reagan for... Trump?

March 3rd, 2018 1:30 PM

According to PBS, Ronald Reagan was to blame for AIDS, homelessness... and the rise of Donald Trump??? That was the claim from the taxpayer-supported network on February 24, 1998. Other examples from This Week in Media Bias History include: Admiring the “geek-chic cool” of Al Gore and mocking conservative Arizonians as “cranky retirees.” 

Below are Rich Noyes’s collected tweets from the ninth week of This Day in Media Bias History. To get the latest daily examples, be sure and follow Noyes on Twitter. To see recaps of the first eight weeks, go here.) 


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