The age of Hope&Change finds us in need of new vocabulary. It would seem the "weeweeupedness" taking place in the "lamestream media" over the new Congress has predictably entered "silly season." From Media Research Center:
Meredith Vierra - Healthcare repeal = "act of revenge."
Per ABC, Nancy Pelosi = "Galvanized steel with a smile." *** Boehner = "Weeper of the House."
Couric Frets: 'Is There Danger Budget Cuts Will Be Too Deep?'
CBS's Smith: GOP On 'Fool's Errand' of 'Dismantling Health Care'
MSNBC's Brewer: 'GOP's Big, Fat Budget Ax Could Mean Real Pain For Many Americans'
And of course PMSNBC's Ed "Sargeant" Schultz vows to "fight these bastards every night..." Via The Right Scoop
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Pew Research finds, "Nearly two-thirds of Americans think the news stories they read, hear and watch are frequently inaccurate...That marks the highest level of skepticism recorded since 1985, when this study of public perceptions of the media was first done."
In the good old days when Walter Cronkite said "...and that's the way it is", the majority of Americans believed that was the way it was. Interestingly, a Time poll after "Uncle Walter's" death last year wondered "Now that Walter Cronkite has passed on, who is America's most trusted newscaster?" A rather disconcerting reality emerges: