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‘Why Embarrass Journalists?’
PJ Media, by Ed Driscoll

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/2/2014 6:41:22 PM

Hugh Hewitt — with an assist from history and the Socratic method — demolished the Huffington Post’s “Senior Political Economy Reporter” Zach Carter yesterday on his show. (Snip) "Most journalists go into the business because they are idealists of one sort or another and they love the whole “first draft of history” stuff. What journalists collectively do is crucial, because lousy reporting leads to lousy voting, the consequences we see now on full display across the globe. Perhaps Mr. Carter and his friends think the world around them is all George W. Bush’s fault. After all, they were in high

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It´s always instructive to hear lawyers like, for instance, Hugh Hewitt, Mark Levin, Megyn Kelly, or Greta van Susteren interview characters we might call unfriendly to what we believe, exposing their ignorance and prejudice. Like shooting fish in a barrel. And yes, Freud did call it displacement.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/2/2014 6:57:41 PM     (No. 9908869)

Sorry, but I still can´t get past the fact that Hewitt said that "Cochrane was the superior candidate"....ugh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 7/2/2014 8:06:38 PM     (No. 9908934)

There´s no denying that this crop of smarty pants ´journalists´ have native intelligence. It´s just that clever glibness and leftist indoctrination is about all they bring forward... and that of course was the long range plan when the first bunch of Eastern European leftist college professors landed in New York early in the 1900s.

Former leftist David Horowitz has told us of his own background and conversion but how many of these little know-it-alls even heard of him?

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