Mainstream Media Meltdown: Outrage Over Ben Shapiro’s Politico Guest Editor Gig

While looking for permanent Politico Playbook writers, editors at Politico offered guest-editing opportunities to a handful of prominent voices across the political spectrum. Newsrooms across the liberal landscape erupted in outrage at the inclusion of conservative provocateur Ben Shapiro.


Politico faced internal backlash after inviting conservative podcast host and provocateur Ben Shapiro to guest edit an edition of their famed newsletter Politico Playbook.


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