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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Why the Big Media Really Don't Get It

Just when you think that the Establishment Media is almost totally hopeless when it comes to reporting on the economy, someone new (at least to me) comes along to restore at least some faith in Big Journalism. 392 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Establishment Media Zombies?

If you’re someone who has wondered why no-one has ever illustrated a cartoon of a zombie beating a drum, then I guess this cartoon is for you. 135 more words

Im-Politic: Trump-ism on the Brink

On the eve of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries, which could make Republican front-runner Donald Trump that party’s presumptive nominee, Trump-fever is peaking throughout the country. 1,219 more words


Im-Politic: The Establishment Starts Sliming All of Trump-Nation

Silly me. I thought that a January Marketwatch.com column blaming working- and middle-class supporters of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy for their economic plight would mark the high-water mark of the establishment media’s brazen elitism during this political… 721 more words


Im-Politic: The Establishment Media is Becoming a Self-Parody

Take it from me – if you want an unvarnished look at how viciously defensive but simultaneously clueless to the point of self-parody America’s bipartisan political establishment has become in this Season of Trump, nothing provides it better than the Sunday morning news talk shows and their panels of media and campaign experts. 689 more words


Im-Politic: American Elites' America Last Leanings

Although I don’t know E.J. Dionne well, the Washington Post columnist has always been one of my favorite journalists. It’s not his politics – they’re too orthodox lefty for me. 748 more words


A billionaire president

Heard a funny thing on NPR the other day. On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Tom was saying that he saw an image of Donald Trump stepping off of an airplane like it was Air Force One or something, and there was a crowd of supporters and fans cheering and waving, and he was saying how the idea of having a billionaire president is something new to him and gave the vague impression that it made him uncomfortable. 148 more words