This article is adapted from Joe Concha’s video commentary.
Are Democratic lawmakers as thin-skinned as … Alec Baldwin?
To answer that question, one must read journalist Julia Ioffe’s compelling piece on PTSD, also known as Post Trump Stress Disorder, among journalists, which explores a White House reporter’s job in the Biden era.
In it, we learn President Biden is seen as the most protected president from the press of all time, which makes a reporter’s job decidedly more difficult given the lack of access.
By the way, access was never an issue in the Trump era, when the 45th president took more questions by a country mile than any president in history.
One reporter – speaking anonymously likely out of fear of losing his or her social status for actually being critical of Democrats – also believes Democratic lawmakers are far more thin-skinned than those on the Red team.
The proof is in the pudding and it goes directly to the top of the food chain in the Democratic Party.
Biden, for example, when remotely challenged or asked a question outside of