Why Do Mainstream Democrats Hate Matt Taibbi?

y Tyler Durden

Sunday, Apr 09, 2023 – 01:30 PM

NakedCapitalism.com’s Yves Smith summed the situation up perfectly:

"It is remarkable to see the Democrats, in less than a generation, become close-minded, authoritarian bullies. Taibbi makes clear that he’s not only gained political enemies by not toeing the Democrats’ tribal lines, but also lost friends. But in America, what passes for friendship is often shallow"\

Authored by Thomas Neuburger. Originally published at God’s Spies

Matt Taibbi testifies before Congress, March 9, 2023.

Estragon: Nothing to be done.
Vladimir: I’m beginning to come round to that opinion.

This may appear to be a piece about Matt Taibbi. It’s really a piece about why the Democratic Party has such a hard time winning against competition as palpably soft as modern Republicans.

Matt Taibbi often takes time on Twitter to answer honest questions from regular people, normal voters and citizens, unlike many journo-celebs who only talk to each other. Sometimes (actually often), other regular people comment on the exchange.

In that light, consider this exchange: