The Pretense of Impartiality

There is no impartiality in our journalists or our judges; often they don’t even pretend to not be committed to a cause. Rod Dreher at the American Conservative pulls together several instances that demonstrate a complete lack of impartiality. Worse, they demonstrate that progressives don’t often even pretend anymore, though sometimes neither do conservatives. The first instance he mentions is George Stephanopoulos, who has donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation, while working as an Read more […]

Republicans, Democrats, and the Big Lie

I understand why John Boehner or any Republican appears on shows like “This Week with George Snuffleupagus,” but watching it is just so frustrating. George Stephanopoulos continued to push for a “gotcha” quote. That was the premise of the whole interview. It wasn’t an interview; it never is. It was an interrogation or cross examination. And I never thought I’d say this, but I’m going to give John Boehner some credit. He had many opportunities to throw Ted Cruz under the bus and didn’t. Read more […]