Chuck Todd complains: Leftist media in a hole, not digging hard enough

Chuck Todd recently wrote an article for the Atlantic magazine entitled "It's Time for the Press to Stop Complaining – And to Start Fighting Back."  In it, he complains, "[A]ntipathy toward the media right now has risen to a level I've never personally experienced before."  He has not seen such hostility since the early Civil Rights movement. In this article, Todd attacks members of the media like Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, and Tucker Carlson.  By attacking these members of the media, could Chuck Todd be a threat to the First Amendment?  Of course not.  But that is one of the charges against media critics.  According to Todd, there is a "campaign to destroy the legitimacy of the American news media." Todd suggests that critics of the media artificially stoke hatred because it can "deliver them some combination of fame, wealth, and power."  He...(Read Full Post)
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