Trump-Hating MSM Hacks Just Wrapped Up Their Most Embarrassing Week Yet
As I said in my column on Friday, one of the biggest stories of last week was the homecoming of the American hostages from North Korea.
This was pretty big news too:
I begin far too many sentences these days with "In a sane world," so I will try to retire that for a while.
In a country populated by fewer people you're constantly overcome by the urge to strangle, either of those North Korea-related stories would have been something worth celebrating together as Americans.
Sadly, we don't live in an America where we can avoid the urge to strangle, especially those of us who have to pay attention to political news.
The potential of making long-term peace with a dark communist regime that we had barely communicated with for decades seems like it should be worth the majority of the attention for a few news cycles.
If, however, you have been subjected to the American mainstream media for the last several days, you would mostly have read and heard about Kelly Sadler, who is a previously unknown White House aide who said something monumentally stupid in a private meeting which was then leaked to the vulture media.
Sadler's comment about John McCain dying was tacky, ill-advised, unprofessional, and a host of other ways to say she shouldn't have done it. What it wasn't, however, was a news story that should still be going on. It is, however, because the press is in the throes of borderline pathological anger towards President Trump and has been since the election. Paraphrasing Dennis Miller: I don't think they're taking this well.
Still, there are other things to have moved onto as we begin a new week. Instead, the allegedly non-partisan MSM is making it clear that they won't be satisfied until they get a scalp:
Even more unseemly than what Sadler said is the fact that "conservative" #NeverTrump types are joining the scalp hunt and wondering why Sadler still has a job. If being principled means participating in leftist Twitter mobs, I'll take a hard pass.
What's even more bizarre is that most of the people trying to get Sadler fired are people who never had a charitable thing to say about McCain until he went against his own party last summer, but we're supposed to be doing some sort of higher moral plateau make-believe game here.