We usually say this in jest, but you could actually knock us over with a feather right now. Today on “The View,” an exchange between Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar about the Covington controversy shined a blinding spotlight on the media’s transformation from reporters to activists:

We’ve known for some time that this is the media’s mission; it’s just incredibly rare for them to straight-up admit it.

Anyone else feel vindicated right now?

We’ll take what we can get.

Hey, it’s only fair, right?