Death of the Fourth Estate

Ms. D. Ranged In AZ

The mainstream media in this country has stopped doing it’s job–basic journalism.  Instead of reporting the truth, they’ve become onscreen personalities serving the function of stenographers.  That’s why Chuck Todd from MSNBC was able to say what he did on Wednesday with a straight face.

During a segment on “Morning Joe,” former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) speculated that most opponents of the Affordable Care Act have been fed erroneous information about the law. Todd said that Republicans “have successfully messaged against it” but he disagrees with those who argue that the media should educate the public on the law. According to Todd, that’s President Barack Obama’s job.

“But more importantly, it would be stuff that Republicans have successfully messaged against it,” Todd told Rendell. “They don’t repeat the other stuff because they haven’t even heard the Democratic message. What I always love is people say, ‘Well, it’s you folks’…

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