The conduct of the press, not only during the Presidential campaign but in its aftermath, has been so embarrassing that even those inside the journalism bubble have noticed. Rupert Murdoch tries to explain the problem to his colleagues, but they probably won’t listen. After all, Murdoch’s publications are actually profitable, so he doesn’t qualify as an industry insider.
The Onion diagnoses a frightening post-election syndrome among Obama supporters; it helps to understand the Onion’s report if you consider that many of those depicted are probably journalists:
Obama Win Causes Obsessive Supporters To Realize How Empty Their Lives Are
This video, unfortunately, is not a joke. It’s for real. And it sheds light, I think, on the sources of Obama’s victory:
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