Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings shined a bright and ugly light on many people and organizations. People, for instance, such as the entire membership of the Senate Democratic caucus (with one notable exception), who, in a display of the finer instincts of hyenas, fell over one another in their abandonment of due process
If democracy in the United States is imperiled, as some say it is, then the pregnant question remains: Imperiled by whom? For the Left, Democrats, the pop culture industry, most of the mainstream press, and those in the permanent government bureaucracy known colloquially as “the deep state,” the answer is always Donald Trump.
Much has been written about the political and ideological one-sidedness of TV networks like Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC, but in the larger scheme of things their performance is not a game changer. MSNBC, after all, is just a liberal opinion channel, and both Fox and CNN have little influence among journalists elsewhere.