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@schuth What I find especially galling is that I remember an interview with Oprah some time back, talking about when she was still a newbie host on her Chicago show. She brought a neo-Nazi or somebody on as a guest as a part of an effort to “hear all sides” of some big debate at the time.

She said that as soon as the segment started, she suddenly realized the neo-Nazi had no interest in “dialogue,” but only in the free airwaves she’d given him to bark as many dog-whistle words as possible before being shut down.

So, she knows exactly what she’s doing, and who she’s signal-boosting.

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