Volokh Conspiracy "Late-night comedy is more political than ever. It both reflects and influences our politics, but not always in the ways its hosts and producers intend.
"In the Atlantic, Caitlin Flanagan has an exceptionally perceptive (if also dispiriting) essay on how the increasingly shrill, partisan and cruel smugness of late-night comedy helped fuel the cultural resentments that facilitated Donald Trump’s victory last fall." . . .
Though aimed at blue-state sophisticates, these shows are an unintended but powerful form of propaganda for conservatives. WhenFull article