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The media’s favorite way to report a story is from the “prison of two ideas,” where they are lifers.
In that two-idea prison cell, you’re either pro-immigration or a xenophobic bigot. You either love this planet or embrace evil “big oil.” You’re either for peace, or you want war.
The latest? You either shut down the economy indefinitely, or you want people to die.
That preposterous filter makes it easier for them to slam the other side. It absolves them of nuance, intelligence and thoughtfulness, all of which are missing here.
“He’s a fan of money first, mortality second,” CNN host Chris Cuomo said of President Trump. “The greatest generation. They are going to be sacrificed. For what? … The fear that Trump’s efforts to be president will be hurt?”
CNN’s Jim Acosta said, “He’s going too fast, causing confusion and quite possibly endangering lives in the process.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said, “You have to stay in, and for the president to make