In case you missed it – NPR essentially was bribed to do positive cover of Obama’s Iran Deal. Point to really understand: the MSM is venal. And don’t be thinking that this is a new development – the press has always been bought by someone. It just used to be that all sides of the debate had purchased media outlets to get their story out. Round about 80 years ago, that ceased and the press generally remained bought by the liberal side. The people in the MSM are not Tribunes of the people, nor purveyors of truth…and it is worse these days because most of the people running the show are ignorant (and I mean that – as in they don’t have the foggiest notion of what they’re actually talking about) and merely regurgitate talking points provided to them by political operatives. There are a few shining exceptions but even in such cases, take what they say with a grain of salt because you never know how much the over-arching Narrative has penetrated their thinking and thus prevents them from looking at the facts from a different point of view.
Related: Katie Couric, caught red-handed lying in her “documentary” about firearms, semi-confesses to her lie.
Glenn Reynolds: Trump is the response to political correctness gone wild.
Related: Victor Davis Hanson –
So how did a blond comb-over real-estate dealer destroy an impressive and decent Republican field and find himself near dead even with Hillary Clinton — to the complete astonishment, and later fury, of the Washington establishment? Simply because lots of people have become exhausted by political and media elites who have thought very highly of themselves — but on what grounds it has become increasingly impossible to figure out.
And to complete a Trump trifecta for today – Yes, Trump Can win.
And if you really want to depress your Democrat friends, note that the back-up plan if Hillary flames out is Biden-Warren.
EU goes after “illegal, online hate speech”. You might think this means they’ll be going after neo-Nazis, racists and assorted hate-mongers…but my experience on Twitter, at least, tells me that such groups are allowed to spew all the hate they want. But, try to point out that, just perhaps, Progressive SJW’s are not 100% correct and you’ll get in trouble. There’s a reason for this – and I figured it out when the ACLU went to bat for the Nazis in Skokie but never seems to go to bat for the free exercise of Christians…Nazis pose no threat to the power of the left, Christians do.