prior to reagan taking office, disparaging the so-called mainstream media was strictly a rightwing sport. these days, proponents of every political position--including those at mid-center--seemed fully convinced print & broadcast journalists are simultaneously totally ignoring and actively targeting them and only them.
ask 50 people to identify the dreaded msm and i've no doubt you'll wind up with no fewer than 50 different answers, many of which would actually be more accurately classified as left or right of stream. being neither, it seems to me, is the essence of mainstream.
on that basis, my first choice would be the whitebread, faux mayonnaise and processed cheese of daily papers, usa today. for that very reason, it's the perfect vehicle to host an e-harmony approach to helping voters to find their perfect presidential candidate match.
so who should you be hookin up with in 2008?
only one way to find out...