Cosmopolitan is hiring Meghan McCain to cover politics. That the daughter of the 2008 Republican presidential nominee turned pundit is joining a media outlet may not seem to be newsworthy. But what is newsworthy is that a left-leaning magazine that claims to “empower” all women is finally recognizing that it needs to add more political balance to fulfill its mission.
This is a baby step—after all, McCain is known as a moderate who has been critical of Republicans. But it is a step.