The Atlantic launched a fall-campaign fusillade with anonymous sources claiming President Donald Trump callously trashed America’s war dead as “losers” and “suckers,” and it is being celebrated by the pro-Biden news media. The Atlantic is “respected” and “venerable” and “at the zenith of its influence.”
Editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg lauded his magazine bosses as “excellent owners who value editorial independence and integrity.” That’s ridiculous.
After the article came out, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden held a media briefing and called first on Edward-Isaac Dovere of The Atlantic.
Dovere said, “In a call convened by your campaign, Khizr Khan” — a Biden backer — “said that the comments demonstrated that President Trump’s life is a testament to selfishness and that his soul is that of a coward. You’ve talked about this as a different view of how you see the job as president. But when you hear these remarks — suckers, losers, recoiling from amputees — what does it tell you