I love the work that Eric Boehlert is doing at Press Run. He does a fabulous job of pointing out the hypocrisy and double standards of mainstream media outlets. His latest piece discusses the "unity" canard that the press, and Republicans, can't seem to grasp. Some key points from me are below:
"Three days into Biden's presidency and the press was demanding to know when he'd start placating the GOP by pushing 'Republican priorities.' (Answer: That's not how elections work.)""As is custom with the D.C. media, the entire onus of bipartisanship is being placed on Democrats, who are responsible for breaking the Capitol fever, which is fueled by obstructionist Republicans.""Obviously 'unity' doesn't have to be about legislation and governance. Unity can be about having a President of the United States who doesn't call members of the opposing party baby killers, and thieves, and demand they be jailed.""Fast forward to 2017: When Republicans in the House pushed to dismantle Obamacare along party-line votes, The Times claimed the GOP’s vote represented 'a remarkable act of political resuscitation.' The D.C. media seemed unbothered by Trump’s lack of bipartisan support..."
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