On Wednesday’s broadcast of FNC’s “The Five,” co-host Greg Gutfeld responded to a statement from NBC White House correspondent and MSNBC “The Daily Rundown” host Chuck Todd that it’s a “mythology” to believe the mainstream media are hostile toward conservatives.
“I think that the mythology of the big, bad non-conservative media has
gotten into some offices,” Todd said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on
Tuesday. “And so that there’s this fear of, oh we can’t do, we can’t do
anything that’s not — it’s sort of this — and I feel like it’s a
mythology that now younger staffers believe and then it infuses, and
then these guys, they actually believe the spin that’s out there.”
After complimenting Todd on his goatee, Gutfeld said there was evidence
to prove media bias, including studies and anecdotal evidence.
“OK, look — denying the media bias at this point has to be like denying
science. You’re worse than a flat-earther — you’re a no-earther. Because
if you don’t believe in media bias, what else do you believe in?
In order to deny media bias, you got to deny studies of voting practices of journalists, which reveal liberal purity; the frothy leftism of the journalistic launching pad that is the leafy campus; the scandals where journalists conspired to smear righties as racist; that journalistic whistle-blowing is always left on right and it’s never the reverse (see Benghazi, as opposed to [Valerie] Plame); the threesome that occurs whenever a lefty shows up on ‘60 Minutes.’”
“But I guess if you believe in an objective media, you’ll believe in anything: like a whistle is better than a gun; redistribution beats opportunity; black conservatives are Uncle Toms and female conservatives are scolds;
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