Who the hell is Miles Taylor?
Celebrities like Lee are particularly repellent, because he poses as a bold truth-teller. He’s not, and some of us knew that a long time ago.
The President has areas of unique brilliance, to be sure; IQ isn’t everything.
Episodes like these also present integrity tests for your friends, colleagues and family members. Are they capable of seeing, or admitting, that a national news media capable of a reporting fiasco like this cannot be trusted to fairly report on a political campaign?
What do Katy Perry, silly shoes, Ralph Northam and Barack Obama have in common? This story…
Sick, and getting sicker.
Lemon must be fired, and if he is not, we must conclude that CNN has rejected ethical journalism and democracy itself.
Their objective, along with most of their industry, is to destroy an elected Presidency by any means possible, and if this permanently damages the nation, its institutions and the public’s trust in democracy, so be it.
No, the President of the United States shouldn’t have to be the one to point that out that the news media has become a foe of democracy: a responsible segment of punditry and journalistic establishment should. But both of these groups have, with isolated and besieged exception, become part of the news media’s campaign to bring down an elected President because they didn’t support him, and to advance propaganda to place his adversaries in power.