Ed Driscoll

Certainly Passes The Kinsley Test

John Hinderaker of Power Line has a brief post tonight:

This headline from Australia’s The Age exemplifies the uphill battle the Swift Boat Vets are fighting against the home team, as viewed by the foreign press and, to only a slightly lesser degree, the American press:

Anti-Kerry ad mars presidential campaign

Michael Kinsley once famously said that the definition of a gaffe is when a politician tells the truth–more and more, the same can be said of what James Lileks recently dubbed the dinosaur media.

Considering what happened today with the Boston Globe and the swift boat vets, and the response President Bush received from the “objective” journalists at the Unity Conference, I’d say both foreign and domestic media are in a tie this year to demonstrate how deeply in the tank they are for the left.