Skip to comments.Media Matters boot camp readies liberal policy wonks for the camera’s close-up
Posted on 03/23/2011 10:50:26 AM PDT by Islander7
Im here to be intensely trained, Lee Brenner announced as he came through the door of a discreet building near Dupont Circle.
"There was a chronic imbalance, said David Brock, the founder of Media Matters, which picks up the entire cost of the course. We didnt just want to accept that this is the way it is. Brock is a former conservative writer at the American Spectator who was instrumental in efforts to discredit Anita Hill and to oust Bill Clinton, and who made a sharp left turn a decade ago.
The primary mission of Media Matters, he said, is to obsessively monitor Fox News and call attention to its distortions. But now its moving into the operational phase, transforming from observers to shock troops. The organization, he said, had to professionalize the training and booking of a left-leaning counterpoise.
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Neffinger, 39, is one of the three partners in KNP Communications, a D.C.-based firm that Media Matters contracts to conduct the training. An attorney with a boyish, Tom Cruise charm (equal parts The Firm and Magnolia), Neffinger had a promising career teaching public speaking to executives, including those who sold cigarettes to kids, he said. He abandoned all that for the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard.
The “bourgeois socialists” (I hear that’s how the commie left insults each other.) at Media Matters Doesn’t Matter need a boot camp ? Perhaps they should attend an actual boot camp and “man up” as Sharron Angle would say.
The article also mentions that they’re “too smart for their own good.” If that were the case, they would bathe, lose the unwashed Che shirt/wallet chain combo, and get a job. Then they would become Conservatives, since, at that point, they would be paying taxes instead of demanding that everyone else pays more of them.
That is to say, George Soros.