If you have not yet read Anne’s post yesterday, Moving from an Emboldened Left in 2012 to a Legal Insurrection in 2013, you need to:
A reader of this site I was speaking with, who immigrated to the United States from a communist country, said that amongst his friends, they have a phrase to describe what happened in their countries: “first came the pen, and then the fist.”
That phrase from the LI reader, “first came the pen, and then the fist,” captures in just a few words so much of what has troubled me about what our mainstream media has become.
A free and independent press is so fundamental to liberty.
We have a press that is free, but not independent. Our press has become the tip of the arrow for one political party, and more than anything, one political personality cult.