While Rolling Stone was running cutting edge pieces by Wall Street beat reporter Matt Taibbi explaining exactly how the criminals in their ivory towers ruined the economy and then got away with it the mainstream media had a different objective. They just churned out puff pieces, apologies and hagiographies by the bushel providing cover for the looters and plunderers. After a very short period in early 2009 when it appeared that there just might be accountability the corporate media closed ranks and in no time at all Ben Bernanke was Time's Person of the Year. The outrage is very selective in this rotting carcass of a once great country, lionizing scum and covering up for real criminals is a sure ticket to the annual White House Correspondents Dinner.
A Bacchanal of an event that is nothing more than a sweaty drunken mosh pit of swine swimming around in their own stinking excrement. This annual pox on any concept of a free press is befitting of charlatans like David Gregory and his ilk and is what happens when a free press chooses the sleazy fornication with power over holding power accountable. They collect their thirty pieces of silver and then eagerly serve as a firewall to the type of mass corruption and criminality that destroys societies.
And let's not kid ourselves, is there any American institution more responsible for the downtrend of this country than the rotten to the core media?