The Media Muzzle and the Hope-a-Dope MantraLiberal Media? What Liberal Media? No Biased News Media Here! (Pssst . . . Vote for Obama!)
During the 2008 campaign, I saw the most honest, fair, and intrepid reporting of the candidates, especially of then-senator Barack Hussein Obama. Hard-hitting questions, engaging profiles, skeptical eyes, distrust of the politician—I saw it all.
And then, I woke up.
In the real world, no “reporting” or “investigating” occurred. Instead, journalists became fawning teenage schoolgirls licking the heels of their teen idol. Indeed,...