Conservatives think every stranger is a threat. Liberals think every stranger is an idiot.

Bernie Bleske
8 min readDec 1, 2022

One is much worse.

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It’s not an accusation to say that conservative media and politicians emphasize fear. Nor is it a crime that FOX News and other largely conservative media sites lean towards fear in their reporting. The purpose of news, after all, is to inform, and what information is more necessary than…