Morning Jolt: The Border Crisis Isn’t Going Away

On the menu today: The media's interest in the border crisis has waned in the past week, but the problem isn't going away and may well be worsening; a New York Times columnist reluctantly concludes that the U.S. southern border with Mexico needs . . . a wall; more schools across the country open their doors to students again; and noticing that corporate presidents increasingly act like they're running a college campus.

The Media Moves On, but the Border Crisis Continues

You can't say that the national news media refused to cover the border crisis; they brought their cameras, the talking heads argued about whose fault it was, and the Biden administration took its lumps. But as you've probably noticed in our modern era, after a few days, the media move like a herd on to the next story or controversy, whether or not the first story or controversy gets resolved.

In the case of the border crisis, the coverage has waned, but the massive numbers of migrants, both adults and children, are still attempting to cross over each day. In the past week or so, the Georgia voting law, the scandals of Representative Matt Gaetz, and ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY April 06 2021
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY April 06 2021
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The Border Crisis Isn't Going Away

On the menu today: The media's interest in the border crisis has waned in the past week, but the problem isn't going away and may well be worsening; a New York Times columnist reluctantly concludes that the U.S. southern border with Mexico needs . . . a wall; more schools across the country open their doors to students again; and noticing that corporate presidents increasingly act like they're running a college campus.

The Media Moves On, but the Border Crisis Continues

You can't say that the national news media refused to cover the border crisis; they brought their cameras, the talking heads argued about whose fault it was, and the Biden administration took its lumps. But as you've probably noticed in our modern era, after a few days, the media move like a herd on to the next story or controversy, whether or not the first story or controversy gets resolved.

In the case of the border crisis, the coverage has waned, but the massive numbers of migrants, both adults and children, are still attempting to cross over each day. In the past week or so, the Georgia voting law, the scandals of Representative Matt Gaetz, and ...   READ MORE

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