It is a feature of cults that they can only tolerate a single version of reality. People who disagree with the accepted ‘truth’ are outsiders – deluded. This stems from a basic weakness. Cultists do not have the strength to hold their opinions while accepting that other people hold contrary opinions. In this world, my point of view is the ‘truth’ and you are either mad or a liar or something very evil.
And this is how the progressive-liberal media class think about the world. This is a single example, from the US side of the Guardian. Apparently a host at Fox news openly celebrated news that US army General Mark Milley has tested positive for Covid. (I’ve not seen the clip – and can’t comment on that part of the story). This is what the Guardian’s US writer says:
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Gen Mark Milley became a target of rightwing anger after extensive reporting showed how he worked to contain Donald Trump at the end of his time in power, keeping US armed forces out of domestic affairs.