(American Greatness) One of the delights of living in Montana under complete Republican governance is that even though your state can be mercilessly trashed by the arrogant blue state corporate media, they can’t do much to stop you or your neighbors from living your best lives.
I kept that in mind this week with the simultaneous appearance of not one, but two extended hit pieces on the poor, benighted, ignorant, awful, rednecks in Montana: one in Jeff Bezos’ propaganda fishwrap, the Washington Post, and the other in the failing New York Times.
I had low expectations before reading each, and in that sense the articles did not disappoint; but they are worthy of forensic examination, because both, in different ways, provide sterling examples of the arrogant ignorance that epitomizes our failing elite class, and the hysterical desperation they feel as both power and the narrative slip from their grasp.
The uninterest the corporate media has for either nuance or fact was evident in the choice of journalists for each of these hit pieces. The New York Times chose Reid Epstein, a political reporter whose only career experience outside of D.C. or New York was in the four years he spent at the beginning of his career working at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
This article appears at American Greatness. Read it here. Note: Title changed by the Montana Daily Gazette.