Covering the Election with False Equivalencies

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While covering the election, political reporters navigate how to compare Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Glenn Thrush, chief political correspondent and a senior staff writer for POLITICO Magazine, Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, and Cokie Roberts, political commentator for NPR and for ABC News Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 ( Harper Perennial, 2016), discuss whether equating the two presidential candidates by political reporters distorts the 2016 election coverage.