I don’t want to speak her name. I don’t want to give her time or space. But this morning, once again, I found myself debating with my fellow editors about the appropriate way to cover a Dallasite who is having a national impact by loudly professing a hate-filled, self-righteous rage fanned by falsehoods. Tomi Lahren, host of Tomi on Glenn Beck’s Irving-based entertainment platform TheBlaze, appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last week, and even The New York Times is talking about her now.
If you search “tomi lahren trevor noah youtube,” the titles you get for the exact same video range from “Tomi Lahren Destroys Trevor Noah Over #BlackLivesMatter” to “Trevor Noah Destroys Tomi Lahren Over Her Rants on Black Lives Matter & More!”
So, a clear winner. Just like the presidential debates—and the arm-wrestling match engaged in by two well-dressed and over-served ladies sitting beside me at the 10 Best New Restaurants dinner at Cafe Momentum last night.Read More