No, the Trump Era Was Not a ‘Thrill’

White political journalists distanced themselves from the horrors of the Trump administration in a way many of us couldn’t

Andrea González-Ramírez
GEN

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Donald and Melania Trump board Air Force One on January 20. Photo: Pool/Getty Images

The parasitic relationship between a certain class of political journalists and the Trump administration was the worst-kept secret in Washington. For over four years, previously obscure reporters

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Andrea González-Ramírez
GEN

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work: https://www.thecut.com/