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The Press’s Strange Memory-Holing of Trump’s First Impeachment

No piece of Covid-era filmmaking has been praised quite as much as the 13-minute montage that opened the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. CNN’s Chris Cillizza argued that it was “unfathomable that any senator—Republican or Democrat—could watch that 13-minute video and not be changed by it.” The Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan noted that “every second seemed as terrifying as the day it was recorded. More so, in fact.” MSNBC’s Chris Hayes opened his television show by playing it in its entirety. It is undoubtedly a powerful piece of filmmaking (as was the video, never before seen, that was featured …read more

Source:: The New Republic


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