Usually, when Project Veritas grabs undercover video, the media ignores it while conservatives see it as affirmation. In this case, there are consequences because David Wright said things he shouldn’t have. And that makes the outcome somewhat sad.
Yes, the ABC News political correspondent comes out as a socialist. Pretty much everybody in the national media under 50 is. But he also offers relevant critiques of the media.
“We live in a moment where people live in echo chambers and the truth suffers and, in an effort, to compete, we’ve become an echo chamber ourselves. We’ve been in the mainstream media we have an effort to match the zippy news cycle with responding to the latest tweet and trying to keep pace with the desperate pace of it all.”
The desperate pace means reporters like him lose focus, he said.
“As a result, we’re easily distracted and that means that we don’t bring focused attention to something that could make a difference,” he said. “I think, some of that at least in the place that I work [ABC News], and places like it, is that we’ve, with Trump we’re interested in three things: the outrage of the day, the investigation, and of the palace intrigue of who’s backstabbing whom. Beyond that, we don’t really cover the guy [Trump].”
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