K-12 and the New York Times: Forget the Rules

Donald Trump is a big problem for the New York Times.  These elite journalists are in a dither.  Trump is such a threat that the Times feels morally obligated to destroy him, even if its staff have to violate traditional journalistic ethics requiring facts and fairness. Editor Jim Rutenberg wrote in a major front-page article last week: "If you view a Trump presidency as something that's potentially dangerous, then your reporting is going to reflect that. You would move closer than you've ever been to being oppositional."  And that's admirable. A headline in a major Los Angeles paper sums up the Times doctrine: "To fight Trump, journalists have dispensed with objectivity." In this shoddy new world, liberals must do whatever it takes to stop Trump.  If you hate Trump, as you should, your reporting will show it – and that's a good thing. (Many conservatives laughed at the silly claim...(Read Full Article)