The founding fathers held a very realistic rather than moralistic regard for the press and assumed that it would behave as it always had, that is, scurrilously and avariciously but in pursuing their own selfish interests they would perform the public weal a service and expose the scurrilousness and avariciousness of politicians.
Seymour Hersh has entirely too high an opinion of himself and his colleagues.
Agree. Hersh has ridden his VietNam expose’ days like a hobby horse for forty years. His grandiosity is epidemic among the MSMers. If he’s so concerned let him un-ass himself and go out and do some reporting.
The 1st has ~5 parts.