Brent Bozell: Mark Levin Takes on the Press

CNS News | 5/23/2019 | Staff
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Best-selling author and talk radio star Mark Levin has another terrific new book that debuted at No. 1 on the charts. The media habitually ignore Levin's books — no New York Times reviews, no TV interviews, nothing — and it must drive them insane that he still sells millions of copies. But this one's called "Unfreedom of the Press," and it's a direct shot at them, so some may find it impossible to resist a response. One has already responded and in so doing explains why Levin chose to unload on her profession.

Book critic Annalisa Quinn took to National Public Radio's website to give her studied review. She was not pleased. She wanted her readers to know that. "'Unfreedom Of The Press' Is Full Of Bombast And Bile" was her title. This is really something, coming from NPR, which has uncorked bombastic and bilious attacks on conservatives, including conservative talk radio, for years.

Quinn - Levin - Fringe - Proposition - Audience

Quinn began by describing Levin as "long considered fringe," an interesting proposition. His audience is arguably a hundredfold larger than anything on NPR would be if the network weren't massively government-subsidized over decades. This illustrates Levin's point exactly. The media are dominated by progressive snobs, and condescending elitism is what they do best. Then they wonder why the rubes in the red states refuse to genuflect in their presence.

The NPR reviewer isn't really interested in the book's arguments at all. She strangely dismisses the book as "largely filler. Quotations and paraphrasing make up the majority of the book's central chapters." The book has "the air of a padded student essay."

Truths - NPR - Favorite - Media - Bias

Those inconvenient truths, to quote an NPR favorite. How do you prove media bias without evidence — quotations? When Levin runs a long string of vicious anti-Trump quotes from the leftist media comparing the president to the deadliest villains,...
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