The New York Times serving as a sounding board for GOP talking points through its headlines blaming the shutdown on Democrats sure is helpful.
Inside the room: House GOP read out headlines of NYT and AP, among others, and talked up idea this is a Dem-causes shutdown, per person there. Person adds that GOP holding to position and believe Senate Dems have to move toward them…
— Robert Costa (@costareports) January 20, 2018
As Sarah Kendzior says
NYT once again operating as a Trump propaganda outlet, with its lies used by the GOP to shape policy that causes citizens to suffer https://t.co/6g8z4azOYn
— Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) January 20, 2018
But hey, I’m sure that this will finally get the GOP to stop wanting the paper shuttered entirely. Maybe if that doesn’t work, they can hire Bill Kristol again!