By James Hirsen
The latest target of the news and entertainment media's poison arrows is Sen. Ted Cruz. The mainstream news media have joined forces with entertainment shows in a multi-pronged attack on Cruz that is reminiscent of the treatment meted out to former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
The tactics being employed by the mainstream news media in attacking Cruz were exemplified by ABC News as it conducted the first interview with the Texas senator since the partial government shutdown came to an end. Prior to its airing, Jonathan Karl promoted the Cruz interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" as the "Ted Cruz shutdown," and GMA co-host and Democrat Party operative George Stephanopoulos hyped the segment as a "contentious and defiant interview." [more...]