The IRS scandal and the silence of the mainstream media

Thankfully I live in Canada and do not directly risk getting audited for posting this, but frankly the mainstream media silence on the IRS scandal is a sad commentary on my journalistic colleagues south of the border.

Roger Simon at PJ Media writes:

They may be in the tank for Obama, but much more than that they are in the tank for themselves — a whole lifestyle and world view that has been going on for decades, moral narcissism distilled to its purest essence.

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The real reason these media folks cannot face reality is that to do so would mean to see their very persons, everything they have ever stood for, or thought they stood for, or pretended to themselves they stood for, dissolving in a puddle like the Wicked Witch of the West.

Obama is beside the point. They don’t even like Obama anymore.  Nothing could be more obvious. Almost nobody does.  But they won’t say so in public because that would mean that they would be revealed as fools who believed the most banal tripe imaginable. It would also mean admitting Barack Obama never really existed, that they invented him. He was their projection. Barack Obama is the creation of the New York Times, et al.  Without them he would never have happened and they know it.

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The heroes of Watergate are no more, if they ever were.  (That was always basically a chimera.)  The myth of the crusading investigative reporter is not only dead, it’s decomposed. In the disintegration of the Obama administration, the end of the mainstream media is not  collateral damage, it is the core damage.

That is already evident in the response to the IRS scandal.  It is metastasizing rapidly despite the near blackout by the MSM. In one recent poll 63 percent of Democrats think the IRS intentionally destroyed the emails.  Democrats.  How’d they find that out?  Not from the New York Times.

 

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