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    1. As someone who lives part of the time in an illiberalizing democracy, let me explain the purpose of a press spokesman's blatant lies

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    2. He is not speaking to the country. He is speaking to his constituents. They will hear only him, and not "msm" outrage

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    3. Watch how Breitbart, Fox cover this story. We will know if they are going to be journalists or propagandists speaking to the echo chamber

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    4. Also watch members of Congress whose votes come from inside the Trump bubble. They now respond to an alternate reality too.

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    and here we go: check out how @FoxNews website describes the Spicer lie - with no comment
    foxnews.com/politics/2017/…

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    I was wrong - looks like @FoxNews does factcheck after all

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    It seems at least some of the reporters at @FoxNews want to keep doing journalism foxnews.com/us/2017/01/21/…

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