Opinion | The media must confront enablers of the coup attempt. Here's how.

Opinion | The media must confront enablers of the coup attempt. Here's how.

With the exception of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Senate Republicans on the ballot this year have much to answer for concerning the Jan. 6 coup attempt and the perpetuation of the “big lie.” Yet the mainstream media, which boast of their efforts to cover democracy, have so far failed to put forward basic questions to these senators. For example: Did Donald Trump lose in 2020? If so, why did you not call out his specious claims of voter fraud? How can you defend a former president who targeted election officials despite passionate warnings from people such as Gabriel Sterling in Georgia that he was putting lives at risk? Each Republican senator running for reelection should be asked if they approved of the scheme to procure fake electors or if they …
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