Monday, June 02, 2008

The Coming Craze for Confrontational Journalism

These past 10 years, many on the left have been appalled at the roll-over-and-rub-my-belly style of US journalism as mainstream journalists have vied with each other to see who loves Republicans the most. Not surprisingly, there's been a hailstorm of criticism about this.

Just in time for the return of the Democrats to power, the US mainstream press is about to shake off its journalistic slumber of the past 12-15 years and get back to basics: constantly hectoring the President about his many scandals and missteps, while making sure the opposition gets PLENTY of air time to bring these issues to the attention of the American people.

Wait for it, people. It's coming. And it will be just as ugly this time as it was under Clinton.

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