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NYT Editor Made A Graph Showing The Democrats Pivoted Far-Left. He Used It To Call Republicans Far-Right
By Peter Hasson

The New York Times published an analysis Wednesday that blamed the Republican Party for political polarization in America, but the article’s argument was undermined by the very data it cited.

“The Republican Party leans much farther right than most traditional conservative parties in Western Europe and Canada, according to an analysis of their election manifestos,” NYT graphics editor Sahil Chinoy wrote in his article.

But a graph accompanying Chinoy’s article showed that the current gap between the Republican and Democratic parties isn’t the result of a Republican shift to the right, but rather the result of a sharp Democratic pivot to the left. (RELATED: 9 Radical Policies 2020 Democrats Are Putting On The Table)

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