Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The Press as Elites
I was watching a bit of CSPAN tonight and they had the ridiculous scene as guests are introduced to waiting cameras outside the state dinner for the Italian Prime Minister.
Never mind the earlier Rose Garden scene where the POTUS took time out of a joint presser with the PM to attack Donald Trump and grab some headlines.
Back to the dinner. I saw Mr. and Mrs Chuck Todd introduced and in walked the Meet the Press host smiling and waving like the celebrity he is . (Governor Cuomo and his gal pal were there too)
If you Google him and the event there is a wonderful photo showing how starstruck he is strutting in front of the paparazzi with his tall, leggy bride.
Mr. Todd is a sad successor to previous MTP hosts and watching him strut into the dinner with the elites was just another example of the unholy collusion between corporate, celebrity news media and current ruling class.
Mr.Todd and the rest of NBC must feel confident their candidate is on her way across the finish line.
And don't forget...96% of the money donated to campaigns by "working journalists" is donated to......drumroll please.....Hillary Clinton.