“Does the media have some sort of a bias against strong conservative evangelicals or maybe a strong Catholic, or people of faith?”
That’s what David Brody, chief political correspondent for the Christian Broadcast Network wanted to know in a recent broadcast.
“I think that’s absolutely accurate, and I think the current world in which we live in, specifically with the American media, ‘snark’ is valued. And it’s very easy to come after people of faith no matter what their religion is, whether it’s Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, Muslim,” replied NBC News reporter Luke Russert, son of Tim Russert, the now-deceased former host of “Meet the Press.”
The young Russert has already witnessed some vilification, apparently. Faithful folk, he said, are “tagged with this label of being puritanical and not understanding of others and different viewpoints.”
He condemned such reporting as lazy, and “something that just feeds the snickering masses. Issues
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“At this point, the government is like the house on Halloween that turns the lights off and leaves a bowl of candy on the porch,” tweeted ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel.