Category Archives: Media

Conservatives Who Never Really Wanted Fair and Balanced

Let’s pretend that it was MSNBC and not Fox News that hosted the first Republican primetime presidential debate. And let’s pretend that Chris Matthews started the ball rolling with a question about loyalty to the Republican Party – the question Donald Trump answered with a raised hand indicating he might run as an independent, which…

What if Limbaugh or Rove Anchored Fox’s Presidential Coverage

Let’s imagine that Rush Limbaugh gives up his radio job and is hired by Fox News as a political commentator. No problem here. Rush is a smart guy and his opinions would be interesting and provocative. Now let’s imagine that Roger Ailes, who runs Fox News, decides that since Rush is immensely popular with viewers he…

Does The New N-Word Start with a T?

There is a split in America and it’s as wide as the Grand Canyon. We can look at what’s been going on in Baltimore and depending on what team we’re on, we see what we want to see.  Liberals, black and white, see poor people who have had enough.  It wasn’t a riot to some…

What the Media Left Out of the Phony Rolling Stone Story

The Rolling Stone story about a student named Jackie who said she was ganged raped at a fraternity house at the University of Virginia is a textbook example of journalistic malpractice. Rolling Stone got just about everything wrong. For openers, there was no gang rape. The reporter didn’t even try to talk to the alleged…

Why is Liberal Opinion Journalism So Breathtakingly … Unsuccessful?

In the last six presidential elections, going all the way back to Bill Clinton’s first victory in 1992, the more liberal candidate won in the popular vote five out of the six times. You would think that with so many Americans opting for a liberal over a more conservative candidate this would bode well for…