I was for some years a journalist in what is now called “the mainstream media.” It was years ago, but the inaccuarcy, hysteria, pandering, over hyped reporting and drift toward sensational celebrity watching were all evident then. Now it seems much worse.
It could hardly be clearer than with the coverage of Japan’s natural disaster – coverage of which more or less ended with the advent of the adventure in Libya.
Oh, and speaking of stories that have disappeared….
Yes, this administration has taken a bad economic situation compounded by bad policy and made it much, much worse….