My Tuesday column continues a topic from last week with a new twist — Greenwald has weighed in.
Glenn Greenwald wrote a response to the Michael Calderone Huffington Post article from last week about MSNBC’s so-called “pro-Obama bias.” (My response to the Calderone piece is located here, and here’s Ben Cohen’s excellent response to the Greenwald piece.)
Predictably, this new Greenwald rant is a continuation of his ongoing crusade to badger progressives who don’t make it part of their daily routine to screech at the president regarding Greenwald’s preordained three or four pet issues. Greenwald operates under the mandate that because drones are his primary concern and the prism through which he evaluates the president, so it should be with everyone else. The slightest deviation from that narrative in lieu of delivering news of a presidential success is a punishment-worthy trespass.
But of course, with regards to the alleged pro-Obama bias of MSNBC and the progressive media, he misses several major points. [continue reading]