Nazi-Normalizing Barf Journalism: A Brief History

by Dorothee Benz

In the beginning was the profile of the Nazi next door, an inexplicable decision by the New York Times ( 11/25/17) to profile a right-wing extremist in the most sympathetic light possible. It was the most outrageous example of an outrageous genre of MSM — and particularly NYT — reporting: the never-ending effort to profile, study, explain, excuse and rationalize…