Because what they've been doing sure ain't it.
"President Trump; During these first 30 days, what has surprised you the most about this office? Enchanted you the most from serving in this office? Humbled you the most? And troubled you the most?"
When New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny asked President Obama that question, was that journalism...or a Jumbo-Tron proposal gone horribly, horribly wrong?
And just for the record, despite the whining by Chris Wallace and others, President Trump did not call "the Media" anything. He called out five specific outlets; NYT, CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS. Sad!
If you want to preserve democracy as we know it, you have to have a free and many times adversarial press,” McCain said in the interview. “And without it, I am afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time. That’s how dictators get started.”
Senator McCain is more right than he knows: We didn't have a real adversarial press for the last eight years, and it did damage our liberties. That's exactly how Comrade O's Iranian ICBMs and NSA Political Wiretap Abuse got started.
Happy Washington's Birthday, everyone, and congratulations Mr. President on a Great Month for Freedom.
That freedom includes Freedom of the Press--should they choose to exercise that independent judgment for once.
But since they won't give this man any credit, I will: