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Despite Intricacy of Concluded Mueller Probe, News Media Maintains Tradition of Oversimplification

Less than two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not draw a definitive conclusion as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported that members of Mueller’s team had told associates that Barr failed to adequately portray their findings, which they said were more troubling for Trump than Barr presented them to be.

Betsy DeVos Comic Channels Civil Rights Statement, Sparks Outrage

After protesters blocked recently-confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos from entering a D.C. public school on Feb. 10, conservative cartoonist Glenn McCoy channeled Norman Rockwell’s “The Problem We All Live With.” “The Problem We All Live With” depicts Ruby Bridges, the first black child