For basically 50 minutes, Terry Gross allowed a man to offer a soft-porn version of Barack. There was no criticism (he's like a writer! in the moment and out of it!), there was no persepctive. Just a man with a man-crush, in love and blushing and giddy.
I raise that to ask, "When does she do the same for Mitt Romney?"
There are people who've written favorable profiles of Mitt Romney.
Probably nothing like the current Vanity Fair piece on Barack but I don't think many adults could be stupid enough to write that.
But this is how NPR tilts and it will get away with it and pretend like it is fair. It is not fair. It tilts to the Democrats and does so over and over.
As a Green, I don't have a dog in this race so I can call it like it is. If NPR tilted to Republicans, I'd say so and call it out for that. But the reality is that it tilts to the Democratic Party and this is but one highly embarrassing example.
You felt like Michael Lewis should be hiding the sock he jizzed in but instead he's so stupid that he is just waiving it in the air oblivious.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"