George H.W. Bush funeral: Former president remembered for integrity, service
Washington Post headline
The funeral coverage has Rich Manieri scratching his head. He’s a professor of journalism at Asbury University in Kentucky and writes, in part:
Some things look worse over time – bread, milk, my hairline. Other things get better – wine, cheese, Tom Brady.
But time and history (and the media) are kinder and more forgiving to one specific group of individuals than they are to anyone else on the planet – former Republican presidents.
As I watched and read the mainstream media coverage of the life and death of President George H.W. Bush, a question came to mind: “Didn’t the media hate this guy when he was president?”
Read his entire column here.