Sam Tanenhaus--who has a substantial history of whitewashing wingnuts--calls for reporters to... not do their jobs. They should not cover what Donald Trump says and does. They should not cover what Trump said and did. Why not? Out of fear of some political payback or electoral backlash:
MSM is making a big mistake in current pile-on Trump exposes, and a long term price will be paid. See Agnew/Nixon in 1969.— sam tanenhaus (@samtanenhaus) August 20, 2016
Glenn Fleishman says: WTF?!?!
That implies a) coordination b) that the stories are unnewsworthy c) that media should be concerned with votes https://t.co/7YwDXOAKNn— Glenn Fleishman (@GlennF) August 20, 2016
I chime on, saying Tanenhaus has confirmed one of my judgments:
And Tanenhaus zings back:
Well, that showed me! :-)