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Isaac Chotiner, the Least Curious Journalist in America

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Donald Trump’s election and presidency exposed Isaac Chotiner as perhaps the least curious journalist in America.

Chotiner, an interviewer who makes his living by transcribing phone calls “edited for length and clarity,” is in many ways the perfect distillation of the “resistance” media caricature: high-brow sanctimony and snark.

His Q&As epitomize this. When it comes to talking with or about conservatives, he plays the hard-hitting, gotcha interviewer, often raising his eyebrows at examples that can’t be fact-checked — take his sarcastic reaction to immigration examples raised by National Review’s Victor Davis Hanson.

But his manufactured interviews get softer the further left his guest

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