Magazine August 10, 2020, Issue

Don’t Watch One America News Network

(Roman Genn)
A report from someone who has, to his regret

On July 11, President Trump tweeted: “New documents just released reveal General Flynn was telling the truth, and the FBI knew it! @OANN.” It was a typical Trump tweet, perhaps even predictable by his standards; he has been complaining about the FBI and the treatment of Michael Flynn for some time. A less familiar element was the account tagged in the tweet: @OANN. Once an obscure cable-news outfit, One America News Network has seen a curious elevation in recent years, as its strategy to cater as much as possible to the president’s tastes has turned Trump into something of a

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