Yeah? So what?

For generations, the media embraced an ideal of impartiality and the validity of diverse viewpoints. Now, as Andrew Sullivan recently noted, it’s almost impossible to consider the mainstream news as anything other than a partisan tool. Perhaps nothing illustrates this more than the media role in the resistance to Trump; however awful he may seem, no president, even Richard Nixon, has suffered such total opposition from powerful media, with an estimated 92 percent negative coverage from the networks, even before he assumed office.

Joel Kotkin, Joel Kotkin.

Is there something wrong with me — or un-conservative — that I can read that and say Yeah. So? Trump is uniquely unqualified and patently unsuitable.”?

October 4, 2019

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