Skip to comments.The Extreme Left Controls the Media
Posted on 05/14/2014 3:50:55 AM PDT by lowbridge
Klein is a leftist journalist who had the audacity to write about his issues with the Obamacare website while working for The Washington Post.
His words were immediately savaged by the farther-left blogger, Joan Walsh, who was working for Salon magazine. She penned a harsh critique, headlined: Liberal pundit fail: Rush to attack Obamacare site only aids unhinged right.
Heres what Walsh wrote about Klein: Ezra Klein then picked up the cudgel, telling the crew at MSNBCs Morning Joe, where every Obama misstep foretells the end of his presidency, that the Health and Human Services Department is covering up a massive management failure, because they had enough pre-launch information to know there were going to be massive problems, and neither adjusted their rollout plan or prepared the public. Thats fair, but then Klein took to Twitter and began sharing his experience [about] trying to sign up for healthcare over the phone, and complained about the lack of hold music.
Klein quickly jumped back in line after being reprimanded by Walsh. You see, nobody in the mainstream media wants to be criticized by the hard-left bloggers. And the hard-left bloggers see no wrong in Obama, thus enforcing a type of groupthink amongst their media brethren.
The effectiveness of this cadre was highlighted in a recent National Journal article by James Oliphant: Pick an issue, from the Affordable Care Act to Ukraine, to the economy, to controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and Benghazi, and youll find the same voices again and again, on the web and on Twitter, giving the president cover while savaging the opposition. And typically doing it with sharper tongues and tighter arguments than the White House itself.
Under this reign of terror, right-of-center voices have just about disappeared from the mainstream media altogether.
(Excerpt) Read more at wallstreetdaily.com ...
....Or so the LEFT claims.
The left is extreme, period
In other news, rain clouds are full of moisture.
When things get crucial, the press are first.
The title should tell the story. Otherwise, what is the point of titles?
And that is a major cause of America's descent into decadence, depravity, and destruction.
It’s called bottom line up front, BLUF, and the theory is that in the information age attention spans are getting shorter due to too much information coming from all directions. Human beings naturally are attracted to what they understand.
Media companies are based in communal cities and most employees within commute range do not chase the American Dream. Other than clothing they rent most everything or at best are communal part-owners and pay rent-like maintenance fees. Add in the requirement that all reporters now be heavily indoctrinated by communal universities and few Americans get in. Media companies are by the city slickers, for the city slickers, and mainstream American viewers increasingly go elsewhere.
I mean, they are phoning it in at this point. They're not even TRYING.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.