The elite political press thinks it did a great job in 2016 and it plans to keep doing it:
This is a tacit acknowledgement that if you framed the story honestly, no one would click. Strong work.— Elon Green (@elongreen) December 9, 2019
The key bit of bullshitting in the headline is that the $2 million was earned over 30 years, amounting to less than $70K per annum for one of the nation’s foremost bankruptcy experts. And also note how this “objective” news story feels free to editorialize and assert a contradiction that does not actually exist as if it was objective fact.
The time between now and the first Tuesday of November 2020 will be the longest 50 years of my life.
There will be more (mostly misleading) headlines about Warren’s 67K a year earnings in legal fees than there will be about Trump’s campaigning with war criminals as he tells anti-semitic jokes.— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) December 9, 2019
It is truly a massive scandal that Elizabeth Warren made as much over 30 years of consulting as a top professional expert in an important subject that Chris Cillizza makes to write 73 days worth of inane bullshit https://t.co/RrORyN1fDE— Scott Lemieux (@LemieuxLGM) December 9, 2019