There are many examples of the 2016 election breaking some people more than others. For progressives, the Democratic Party chose Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, so defeat was not a shocker. Clinton wasn’t left wing enough; that’s why she lost, according to them. For liberal Democrats, however, it was a serious punch to the gut. To this day, there are liberals who simply cannot believe that Donald J. Trump is president of the United States. In the news media, that sentiment couldn’t be more truthful. It’s become so bad that even veteran reporter Bob Woodward said that some journalists have become “emotionally unhinged.” Enter The New York Times’ former executive editor Jill Abramson, who wrote that she carries an Obama doll in her purse to help her cope in the Trump era (via The Guardian):
“It’s easy to look at what’s happening in Washington DC and despair. That’s why I carry a little plastic Obama doll in my purse. I pull him out every now and then to remind myself that the United States had a progressive, African American president until very recently. Some people find this strange, but you have to take comfort where you can find it in Donald Trump’s America.”
Yeah, this is yet another example of liberal media bias, a list whose length could probably circle the Earth multiple times. I know you know you know this; this is more for the liberal pundits who think that journalists don’t take sides.