Friday, July 23, 2010


So, thanks to the Daily Caller, more emails are emerging from "Journolist," that secret list of liberal media hacks - and guess what, they're about Sarah Palin.

And surprise: they aren't positive!

First, they focused on how the media could help Obama beat McCain, after Sarah was picked as a running mate.

Jonathan Stein from Mother Jones loved the idea that the pick should be labeled sexist.

He writes: "That's excellent! If enough people - people on this list? - write that the pick is sexist, you'll have the networks debating it for days. And that negates the SINGLE thing Palin brings to the ticket."

Thank God he capitalized "single!"

But my fave? Politico reporter Ben Adler, now at Newsweek, writing,

"... doesn't leaving sad baby without its mother while she campaigns weaken that family values argument?"

Maybe so Ben, although I wonder how you know her baby is "sad." Perhaps you could share your expertise in this area, douchebag.

So, here's what we've learned so far from the leaked emails:

-they desperately wanted Obama to win

-they cried like little girls when he did. (He's their Justin Bieber.)

-they conspired to label anyone who disagreed with them as racists

-they hate Sarah Palin.

So let me get this straight: everything we see in these missives is exactly what we suspected about the mainstream media all along. All of these revelations boil down to one supreme epiphany: they completely fulfill the mundane, predictable stereotype of the contemporary media hack.

Well, actually: it's only an epiphany if you just got here.

The real point: With the exception of Fox News, a few mags, a handful of talk radio hosts and some vital websites -the idea of free-thinking journalism is dead. These chuckleheads - Adler, Ackerman, that toolbag Jeffrey Toobin - try sooo hard to swagger via email, yet they come off less rebellious than Kenneth from 30 Rock. They're the Eddie Haskells of modern media: slobbering kittens reeking from the desperate sweat of sycophancy.