Fourth Estate Fifth Columnists
“U.S. Distrust in Media Hits New High,” Gallup announced, citing a poll concluding “Americans’ distrust in the media hit a new high this year, with 60 percent saying they have little or no trust in the mass media…”
Firearms owners weary of the barrage of disinformation, spin and outright lies we have come to expect as the norm when on gun issues could well wonder how 40 percent of the populace can be so thick.
A case study could be made of media malpractice in its coverage of Operation Fast and Furious gunwalking. When it was not ignoring the story, the media, with a few notable exceptions like CBS News, Fox News, and surprisingly, the Spanish-language network Univision, were working double-duty to carry the Obama administration’s water and to parrot its talking points.