[Ads-l] riot porn; bothsidesism

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 7 18:43:46 UTC 2020

On Sun, Jun 7, 2020 at 2:10 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> A little later, a journalist decries "bothsidesism": the belief that both
> sides of any story must be presented even if, in some cases, one side is
> clearly unreasonable, irrational, disingenuous, or the like.

Also known as "bothsidesing."


(Cf. "whataboutism," also mentioned in the M-W article.)

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