Days After Politico Memo Tells Reporters Not to Call Border Situation a ‘Crisis,’ Politico Calls Border Situation a Crisis

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Well, that didn’t last long. Just days after an internal memo revealed that Politico writing staff have been instructed not to call the situation at the southern border a “crisis,” Politico is back to referring to the situation at the border as a “crisis.”

To the consternation of many conservative media outlets, The Washington Examiner reported on an internal memo that instructs Politico staff not to refer to the influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border as a “crisis,” similar to guidance released by the Associated Press several weeks ago:

“Avoid referring to the present situation as a crisis, although we may quote others using that language while providing context. While the
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