Does reading hateful stuff make us feel better?

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The real question for me is why do UK citizens a) read this stuff, and b) seem to enjoy it?

Has it been a slow-boiling frog thing? Have we become immune to the slow, insidious drip drip drip of vitriol to anyone that the hacks focus on, that we, like Mr O’Brien, can’t see it because it’s always been there?

Does reading this hate make us feel better?

I’ve written about the UK media before. I don’t like the fact it’s little more than propaganda and hate. The BBC has plummeted in world estimation because it has been proven to be biased during Brexit and the latest UK general election, but those ‘in’ the media have refused to acknowledge this.

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