The Hunter Biden N-word story will be an important milestone in the Left's effort to write itself an exception from cancel culture. A massive effort is underway to establish that only left-wingers can launch cancel attacks, and lefty royalty is completely protected from them.
Here's the trajectory the story will take: first, the media will try to bury it completely. We're in that stage right now. Their excuse is that Hunter is not an elected official so the story is irrelevant. Needless to say, that excuse is only available to Democrat royalty.
DNC Media will probably succeed in burying the story unless someone with left-wing credentials expresses disapproval. There will be no "Internet on fire!" shake-and-bake coverage of THIS controversy, they way they'd use 5 Tweets to build flood-the-zone coverage of a Republican.
In the unlikely event that reactions from non-lefty sources builds to the point where DNC Media can no longer ignore the story, they will grudgingly cover it with "Republicans pounce!" framework. The narrative will be about the Right's reaction, not Biden's actions.
This narrative will be linked to the growing pushback against Critical Race Theory and other left-wing race-baiting extremism. The storyline will be that white supremacist Republicans are using poor Hunter as a weapon to subvert the noble and pure anti-racism crusade.
You'll be told that all of the "obsessive" right-wing focus on Hunter's "old" text messages are a scurrilous effort to distract America from the vital war against Systemic Racism. Hunter was just joking with a friend. He's left-wing royalty, so he CAN'T be racist, by definition.
The "Republicans pounce" framework will be adapted into sneering dismissals of the argument that Hunter's free pass means cancel culture is hypocritical and politicized. The media will prefer to use terms like "accountability culture" when accusing the Right of sabotaging it.
In the very unlikely event the waters of this controversy begin lapping at Joe Biden's door - as would have happened within an hour of the revelations if he was Republican - Kamala will be deployed as a shield to dismiss racism allegations with a great deal of robotic laughter.

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