Take the case of the Washington Post's underhanded distortion of the remarks of a House member from Texas:
Then there's the case of the New York Times reporter who hasn't even a grade-schooler's grans pf the Constitution:
As someone who makes his living as a freelance writer, I have to believe any editor I've ever written for would rake me over the coals for these kinds of lapses.
But maybe I assume way too much esteem for objectivity on their part. Or maybe my own view that one ought to exhibit basic knowledge of the Bible and the Constitution to be a functioning writer keeps me from finding myself in situations in which I'd find out.
But if the NYT and the WaPo are still widely regarded as standard-bearers, we are in deep trouble.