"...The blogosphere has clearly shown the world that there are a whole host of stories that old media doesn't cover out of sheer "laziness"
LOL! Pure bullsh t. It's not laziness...they are enablers, partners in crime...their job is to deflect/re-focus attention away from their corrupt comrades and instead dump on their ideological opposites.
Patton(movie): "You and Ike don't have to get involved, you're so damn soft about it. You leave it to me. In ten days I'll have us a war with those sons-a-bitches and I'll make it look like their fault."
...mix in some Saul Alinsky tactics and you control the narrative to an(extremely)gullible public.
Conservatives better figure out a way to combat this strategy(aside from politics/spineless GOP politicians)...or game over.
You are right about that.