Political Gabfest discusses whether journalists should advocate against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

Should Journalists Advocate Against Donald Trump? The Political Gabfest Weighs the Options.

Should Journalists Advocate Against Donald Trump? The Political Gabfest Weighs the Options.

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June 6 2016 12:14 PM
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Should I Sit Out of the Trump Takedown?

The Political Gabfest weighs the options for journalists who oppose Donald Trump.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on June 02, 2016.
Donald Trump speaks during a rally in San Jose, California, on Thursday.

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In Thursday’s editionthe June 2 edition of the Political Gabfest’s Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts David Plotz and Emily Bazelon are joined by New York Times Magazine columnist Adam Davidson to talk about a question a lot of journalists have been wondering lately: “How objective should I stay when it comes to Donald Trump?” None of the hosts want to see Trump win the 2016 presidential election, but how do their views line up when it comes to speaking out against him? The Political Gabfest talks Trump takedown tactics and journalistic limits—so stay tuned!

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