One wonders if there’s any center-right position that isn’t considered “far right” by political journalists. In a recent New York Times hit piece on California Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder, you will read those words on three occasions.
Mr. Elder’s political positions speak loudly and clearly to the state’s small but vocal strain of far-right conservatism. He supports school vouchers and prioritizes jobs over environmental and climate considerations. He opposes abortion. He is vaccinated against the coronavirus because of a rare blood condition but opposes vaccine and mask “mandates.”
I’m unsure why the word mandate deserves quotation marks here. Does reporter …