Controversy over HHS Secretary Tom Price’s private plane use made President Trump “not happy” and resulted in Price’s resignation. The news put some super-objective journalists in a self-congratulatory mood:
Okay, guys. The reporting resulted in a resignation. You all got a scalp. But this is starting to feel like twerking in the end zone. pic.twitter.com/NpgOdA44PC
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) September 29, 2017
Well isn’t that something. Fortunately for the objective mainstream media, they had a lot of stored-up energy for such celebrations:
They should be well-rested after a virtual eight-year vacation.
— Chuck Vipperman (@ChuckVipperman) September 30, 2017
They’re so very back!
Not exactly All The President's Men, but one wouldn't know it from the reaction.
— ConservativeLA (@ConservativeLA) September 30, 2017
No leftist bias in the media. Nope. Completely neutral and devoted to journalistic excellence. https://t.co/7ZR6UCPvyb
— Daniel West (@DWest_5) September 30, 2017
They don’t even pretend to be unbiased. No faith in these guys.
— Peasant H (@c_gt1982) September 30, 2017
That's a whole lot of objective journalism right there.
— Joseph Daher (@joedah87) September 30, 2017
I for one am very pleased the journalists have been released from captivity.
— Jason Hamby (@IPAzRGR8) September 30, 2017
They have to circle jerk themselves over minor victories because they are mostly useless establishment water carriers. https://t.co/C2hVozC5cJ
— Brion Adair (@adair_brion) September 30, 2017
They got “results”:
I don't really mind most of this but the "get results" bit really rubs me the wrong way.
— Seth Millstein ? (@SethMillstein) September 30, 2017
It takes “we’re just doing our jobs and holding the powerful to account” and gives it a “we’re gunning for you” flavor.
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) September 30, 2017
The MSM as a collective body has come a long way since the hard-hitting days of “what’s enchanted you most” about being president.