Call it a†cowardly devotion†to false equivalency. Call it journalistic malpractice. Call it what you want, but don’t pretend that the mainstream media are doing a good job of covering the current controversy regarding the so-called fiscal cliff.


Michael Grunwald NAILS IT:



Itís really amazing to see political reporters dutifully passing along Republican complaints that President Obamaís opening offer in the fiscal cliff talks is just a recycled version of his old plan, when those same reporters spent the last year dutifully passing along Republican complaints that Obama had no plan. Itís even more amazing to see them pass along

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Call it a†cowardly devotion†to false equivalency. Call it journalistic malpractice. Call it what you want, but don’t pretend that the mainstream media are doing a good job of covering the current controversy regarding the so-called fiscal cliff.

Michael Grunwald NAILS IT:

Itís really amazing to see political reporters dutifully passing along Republican complaints that President Obamaís opening offer in the fiscal cliff talks is just a recycled version of his old plan, when those same reporters spent the last year dutifully passing along Republican complaints that Obama had no plan. Itís even more amazing to see them pass along

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