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ESPN is now the frontline of the American political-culture war

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Sports have always been political—but ESPN hasn’t.

That tension, which has existed quietly for years at the sports-media giant, has turned into an outright controversy that reached a new height on Friday when President Donald Trump targeted the company via his Twitter account.

ESPN, long a neutral space for sports, now finds itself the frontline for America’s politico-culture war.

ESPN is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 15, 2017

The tweet comes after ESPN has been criticized by the right and the left over its handling of Jemele Hill, a TV personality who called Trump a white supremacist in a tweet. Read more…

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