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The Times Is Going to be the Times

The New York Times has some great journalists who do great work, but as I’ve complained over the months, it has seemingly devoted the best real estate in the paper — the lead of the front page — almost exclusively to anti-Trump stories. Despite a soul-searching memo from its publisher and executive editor after the election, the paper evidently can’t give up the practice.  Consider the treatment of the appointment of Steve Bannon to a top White House position. This is certainly news and is the occasion for all sorts of argument (we’ve had our share here on NRO). But here is the Times devoting not one, but two stories to it, to dominate its front page:

Compared with the Wall Street Journal, which has its story, much more justifiably in my view, on page A6:

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