Wednesday, January 13, 2021

On lasting change from the Trump era

Newspapers no longer shy away from printing potty words:

I think this started with “shithole countries” but now it’s not even remarkable when they print words that just four years ago would have been scandalous. I remember when the Times would get around bad words by making that dumb joke such as: “he then used a word not suitable for a family newspaper like the New York Times.” I guess they’re not a family newspaper anymore.