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Politico / Brian Rosenwald / Oct 16, 2023
“The leaders of conservative talk radio and cable news have spent years assailing GOP congressional leaders — including [Kevin] McCarthy — and they are largely responsible for turning far-right rebels like [Matt] Gaetz into stars. Going back to the 1990s, conservative media created the political ecosystem in which torching and targeting Republican leaders is good politics on the right.”
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