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'The cruelty is the point:' How an idea spreads

The Atlantic staff writer Adam Serwer, who coined the phrase "the cruelty is the point" last year, says a key part of the president's relationship with his supporters is "this sort of community flaying of the president's enemies." Serwer talks with Brian Stelter about how the term has spread through the media ecosystem.

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