The answers to those highly legitimiate questions, (as well as some of my own that I have posed here), would require:
a) A Republican leadership with balls.
b) A truly professional media engaged in actual newsworthy reporting and public service.
In actuality, we have:
c) None of the above.
Hey, there's an idea. Perhaps the Obama administration should consider nationalizing the media, to ensure unbiased, truthful reporting.
. . . Is a sarcasm tag needed here?