Skip to comments.Ezra Klein: From 'Journolist' To Liberal Activist
Posted on 11/29/2011 12:37:07 PM PST by IBD editorial writer
Media Bias: In the early days of the Gulf War, pundits marveled at the specter of Iraqi troops surrendering to journalists. Well, now it's even worse: Journalists are giving the Democratic Party its talking points.
The Washington Post's 27-year-old star blogger Ezra Klein has been called "whiz kid," and "brat packer" and a "wunderkind." Now he's actually advising Democratic chiefs of staff, briefing them last week about the supercommittee in Congress, according to a report by Fishbowl-DC on MediaBistro.com.
That means the relatively novel idea that bloggers can be placed on an equal footing with reporters in congressional briefings has been one-upped: Bloggers like Klein are now giving the briefings.
That's because Klein himself sports the imprimatur of one of the most vaunted news organizations in the world, the Washington Post. He's supposed to have the Post's high standards. But instead of reporting the news, even at a slant, as bloggers do, Klein takes bias beyond that. Instead of commenting on news, he makes it.
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So what is new? The Rats and the LSM have been working together covertly for decades. They have just stopped trying to deny or hide it.
Ezra Klein is making lots of money.
Think about that while you are job hunting.
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Most lib scribblers have tremendous conceit, arrogance, and just enough intelligence to think they’re smarter than everyone else. People like Klein, Dowd, and the rest of the liberal hacks think they’re always one up on the average folks and guiding us to a “progressive” paradise on earth. Instead they’ve pushed us into the LaBrea tar pits.
The liberal media have long since accepted their role as the fifth column. They seem to revel in it.
Ezra Klein is a PUNK KID.