Right-wing media and elected officials play a crucial role in moving fictional manufactured "crises" and false "threats" to liberty from the imaginations of Religious Right leaders into the media and public airwaves. Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz has just given us a great example.
Though not ignored by any stretch, the First-Amendment rights of the OccupyDenver protesters need to get more air time. KHOW's Caplis and Silverman aired a great interview with attorney David Lane on this topic yesterday.
When Falcon let loose the truth on prime time to Wolf Blitzer, even Barney Fife could have figured it out. By his own admission, that was the first moment the light came on for local Sheriff Jim Alderden.