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Mar-A-Lago Search Could Permanently Change How Media Covers Political Scandals

Added 08-15-22 07:54:03pm EST - “Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa cheekily suggested that reporters start replacing the suffix "-gate" with "-a-Lago" for all controversies moving forward.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “Mar-A-Lago Search Could Permanently Change How Media Covers Political Scandals”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Last week’s search of Mar-a-Lago by the FBI could potentially change how media covers scandals, if a former FBI agent has her way.

Former FBI agent and CNN legal analyst Asha Rangappa cheekily suggested on Monday that the scandal was big enough to affect how the media labels scandals moving forward.

Ever since Watergate in the early ’70s, media types have often used “gate” as a suffix on other scandals, such as “Gamergate,” “Nipplegate” and “Nannygate.”

Have we reached the threshold where we can replace the suffix “-gate” with “-a-Lago” for all scandals (related to Trump or not) moving forward?

Although America is as polarized as it’s ever been, many Twitter users felt Rangappa was on to something.

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