Forever committed to shining a constant, glowing spotlight on members of Donald Trump’s political base with a series of endless updates that closely examine their unwavering support, The New York Times has carved out a completely new political beat during the past two years. The Times’ white voter obsession (see herehereherehere,  herehere, and here) remains baffling and absurd as a form of political journalism. The paper has never explained why it considers Trump loyalists remaining loyal Trump to constitute big news. Instead, these soft profiles seem to be a way for the supposedly liberal and biased Times to show conservatives that it’s willing to present their best side.  Read the rest of Eric Boehlert’s piece at DailyKos.