Today’s highly interesting read (12/07/18): The Media’s Revisionist History of Republican Presidents

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.

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