By drawing parallels to Nixon, The Post pays Trump a compliment he doesn’t deserve

Does Spielberg’s paean to the great American newspaper offer some insight into how the current US president will be remembered?   

No review of Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Post, has failed to mention how well-timed it is. It tells the story of how the New York Times and the Washington Post published documents that revealed the US government’s dishonesty about the Vietnam War – and Richard Nixon’s attempts to gag them. Its UK release this weekend came just two days after Donald Trump announced his Fake News Awards, a derisive list of perceived slights that takes aim at, among others, the New York Times...
source: New Statesman

2018-01-20 12:26
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