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How to think critically about news quotes from unnamed “government sources” under trumpism

As the Trump administration continues its twin trademarks of “not having press conferences” and “being at the center of gnarly scandals involving spycraft and hacking,” much of the reporting on what’s actually happening in the most powerful country on Earth is based on quotes attributed to anonymous government sources — people with something to say but who won’t let their names be associated with it.

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