The political media have been working extremely hard to craft a narrative that the spread of the coronavirus was essentially the fault of the man they had blamed for all other ills in recent years. How could the people not accept that narrative, particularly considering that most everyone in the media was pushing it?
And from David Harsanyi,
The political media’s ineptitude and malfeasance — merely damaging and divisive during an impeachment hearing or a Supreme Court nomination fight — are dangerous during a pandemic.
The subheadline to his article at National Review, The Political Media Are Failing America. It’s an unfortunate headline that seems to limit the bad actors in the media rather than describe the media in general.