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Hannity Slams NYT‘s Bret Stephens for Media Award Criticism: ‘I Do Not Care What You Think’

Surprise, surprise. Sean Hannity is hitting back at New York Times columnist Bret Stephens for saying he doesn’t deserve the William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence.

On Thursday, Stephens released a column where he bemoaned how conservatism became “post-literate” after Buckley, the founder of National Review, died in 2008. Stephens argued that the Media Research Center’s award shows how right-wing politics have become more concerned with news ratings and spreading soundbites, and less interested in substance and analysis.

“And so we reach the Idiot stage of the conservative cycle, in which a Buckley Award for Sean Hannity suggests nothing ironic, much less Orwellian, to those bestowing it, applauding it, or even shrugging it off. The award itself is trivial, but it’s a fresh reminder of who now holds the commanding heights of conservative life, and what it is that they think.”

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