No Joking!

Apparently he was trying to be funny, but it is too true. This is from Newbusters on a Gene Weingarten column in the Washington Post.
Humorist Presumes Liberal Bias in Unveiling ‘Secrets Journalists Never Told You’

In “sharing my do’s and don’ts” as a journalist, Washington Post humor columnist Gene Weingarten found good fodder in the presumption journalists are out to help liberals and Democrats while hurting conservatives and Republicans. “When deliberately slanting stories in support of liberal causes, always cover your tracks by quoting the other side,” he advised. “Example: ‘President Obama wants universal health care, whereas Rush Limbaugh, the big fat drug addict, contends it is a bad idea.’”

Go read it all, Weingarten finds it very amusing that we might think reporters are biased.  Unfortunately he is wrong and it is not amusing. Click Post link to read the original column.

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