Whether it’s writing or doing radio, one thing you could always count on was the occasional slow news day or week. A couple of times per year, usually in August or around the holidays, Congress would go on recess and everyone’s attention would shift to more personal matters, such as spending time with family.
Since November 2016, that concept has gone the way of the Dodo.
There’s barely been a day, let alone a week, where someone in politics or the media weren’t declaring the end of something – be it civility, the Republic, or anything in between.
The moment Donald Trump was elected, all hopes were dashed and full panic mode set in for Hollywood and those with press credentials. Since then it has been Chicken Little on meth – one freak-out after another. Few things have been handled so poorly by so many adults.
Many of the new things they’ve freaked out over have directly contradicted something they’d previously freaked out about. Repealing Obamacare will hurt people, or enforcing Obamacare as written will hurt people. President Trump is either the most incompetent person to ever walk upright or the most maniacal monster ever to plot the end of western civilization. It just depends on the day.
It wasn’t that long ago that meeting with Russians who said they had dirt on Hillary Clinton (she didn’t) was akin to the Rosenbergs giving the Soviet Union our nuclear secrets. Now that it turns out the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid millions of dollars for a former British spy to collaborate with the Russians to get dirt on Trump, it’s simply normal opposition research. Nothing to see here, move along.
To say the narrative liberals paint on a regular basis can turn on a dime understates their U-turn abilities. It’s more like a dot of a fine-tipped pen brushed gently against a clean sheet of paper.
CNN was clutching its pearls this week over a report one of the data contractors working for…