Freedom of Press for Me, Not for Thee
5:56 PM, Aug 5, 2011 • By ZACK MUNSON
John Kerry announced today on Morning Joe that he believes the media should take some responsibility for keeping the Tea Party and its ideas out of our public discourse:
After watching the interview, and recalling the excruciating hours of television news Kerry has occupied over the years, I was tempted to agree that not everybody deserves a seat at the media lunch counter. I was nearly convinced to not write these very words.
Until, that is, I recalled the words of a certain senator and former presidential candidate:
And then I remembered: wrong or right, I do in fact believe in that unreal, unserious, and absolutely absurd notion: a free press.
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