Opinion How Steve Bannon Teased New York's Liberal Elite – and Came Out on Top

The messy way the New Yorker’s David Remnick invited Bannon to an 'informal, free-ranging discussion' - then backed out - raises censorship issues that the hard-right ideologue can happily exploit. More dismally, it damages progressive politics, too

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The annual New Yorker magazine festival is the embodiment of the erudite weekly. But this year’s instalment nearly came unstuck before it even began after editor David Remnick decided to invite Steve Bannon,...