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Nikole Hannah-Jones Is the Donald Trump of the New York Times

Nikole Hannah-Jones on CBS This Morning in 2019. (Screengrab via YouTube)

The latest round of controversy at the New York Times followed the insane firing of reporter Donald McNeil Jr. for repeating the n-word in a conversation about other people using it. The Times initially defended the ridiculous argument that “we do not tolerate racist language regardless of intent,” a standard that is so completely divorced from common sense that . . . I’d make up a comical reductio ad absurdum example of the stupidity of this, but the most extreme possible example already actually happened with the firing of a black school security guard in Madison, Wis., in 2019 when

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