How the Media Rob Us of Hope

It has taken a long time, decades in fact. But the Liberal Media Complex accomplished what they set out to do. They trained Democrats and Republicans how to behave. Perhaps the liberal media are to be congratulated on a job well done. Then again, maybe they ought to be condemned for having degraded political discourse and weakened our democracy.

The liberal media have trained Democrats to stand tall and say whatever they want, with little to no fear of negative repercussion. That is why Democrat presidents, and their surrogates, routinely deny requests for special counsels to investigate their scandals — something Barack Obama did repeatedly. And they do so without pushback from our vaunted media hounds. You know, the ones charged with ‘speaking truth to power’ … blah, blah, blah.

The same liberal media have trained Republicans to cower with their tails between their legs, waiting to be beaten. This is why Republicans break ranks and turn on a President of their own party, under relentless attack, until they cave and appoint special counsels or establish congressional investigative committees or special commissions; to their own detriment and the detriment of whatever agenda the voters duly elected them to pursue.

This is how it works in Washington, DC. Democrats boldly storm about the place, as though they are in charge, even when they are out of the White House and a congressional minority. Republicans, on the other hand, even when they control the White House and both houses of Congress, cower when the liberal media raise a threatening hand.

Folks … this has got to stop.

One held hope, as President Trump came into office, that perhaps it would stop, that Republicans … finally … would find a voice and some self-respect. But with all the momentum currently against them, and the liberal media breathlessly, relentlessly in attack mode, that hope teeters on the brink.

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One thought on “How the Media Rob Us of Hope

  1. Perhaps I am much more cynical. I never had any real expectations of change except at the margins. The Republicans are imbeciles; no better than Democrat lite. John McCain is proof of their feckless and worthless behavior. Or Arlen Specter of years gone by was another RINO, who in fact to cling to power became a Democrat.

    Trump though he could manage these fools and get along. How wrong he was and is.

    I guess I would have a slight glimmer of hope if the new FBI director were to reopen the investigation of Mrs Clinton’s emails, the foundation too and then send their findings to the AG who should then prosecute. But since Trump is clueless on how much he needs to be on offense, especially against the entrenched establishment, it will never happen.

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