As predicted, they are proving the line “Democrats with bylines.” If you are one of them ideologically (I swear I’m gonna wear out that word) you’re a hero. If you are Conservative, you hurt the ones they love (er, themselves). To wit:
Headlines “Equality” vs “hurt our feelings.” Positive for RBG vs “that Scalia, what a nasty sort.”
Certainly, we who are immersed in this political swamp get it – WE have to be gracious (and we were) at the time of some Progressive’s passing. Progressives at the time of a Conservative’s death – “good riddance, one foe down.” One held high, the other to be whipped.
It’s what we’re used to but we KNOW that is the reaction that is the default of the Left’s mouthpieces in the MSM. Ordinary people? This is whom they are trying to sway, one little [blunt] nuance at a time. The proverbial Progressive drumbeat.
Now, does it really bother me as to what WaPo writes? No – it’s expected. The point here is to show the double standard – the MSM isn’t equally objective one side to the other. They keep claiming they are, that “you should trust us!” all the time, but when you keep insulting half your potential readership, do you expect us to view you with open arms?
Yes, to the Progressives that come to GraniteGrok, we are biased. Unlike the example above, we admit that we are Right of Center – Conservatarians. We don’t hide it nor do we make excuses for it because we know we are right (else, why bother wasting scads of time instead of on other