In the United States, there is a high premium on press neutrality. We hold journalism to a gilded Platonic ideal: reporters are expected to present the news in a vacuum devoid of commentary or bias. It's time for the press to act like the Fourth Estate -- to warn and protect its public.
Thanks to Donald Trump and his hate-filled promises, there are white young people who think it's A-ok to be bigoted. And thanks to Donald Trump, young Latinos, Muslim-Americans and African-Americans, now are being mocked and insulted in 2016.
I'm proud to thank the Founding Fathers for their sacrifices and daring in establishing the United States of America, but I'm also proud to thank the Founding Mothers who supported those sacrifices and kept the home fires burning while they were gone.
Scherer and Altman leave Time readers with the impression that somehow Nancy Pelosi is equally responsible for the Republican Tea Party crazies in the House who are driving the country into the ground to win concessions from the president they despise.
Journalists today are forced to pontificate from their armchairs, barking out at a furious pace the short, sharp commentaries that are the staples of the Internet. Seeking fulfillment, I turned to fiction.
Cokie Roberts took to the airwaves today, joining in a terrific segment about the way female politicians seem to be able to exert some degree of self-control and do their jobs without getting enmeshed in crazy, news-making sex scandals.
Last week when Cokie Roberts attacked Obamafor vacationing in the "foreign" and "exotic" land of Hawaii, most of us just assumed she was schilling for McCain. But she was schilling for something entirely different. Just watch.