Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Media Trumped by Tribalism

There’s an old saying in journalism that a reporter is only as good as his or her sources. What does it say about America’s national news media that they were caught so surprised by Donald Trump’s victory? Perhaps they spend too much time talking to pollsters and each other. Instead of cultivating sources, they cultivate […]

The Smug Life: Having It All

Only in America would a woman with a husband, two children and her dream job at the State Department (with a back-up position as a tenured Princeton professor) complain that she can’t have it all. And only in America would the media gather around and commiserate. In the current issue of The Atlantic, Anne-Marie Slaughter, […]