They wouldn’t know a hermeneutic if it jumped up and bit them in the patootie.
I am of the considered opinion that there may not be 10* people in mainstream media who are intelligent, educated, principled, and courageous enough to cover the Jeremiah Wright story. This morning’s quick response commentary on MSNBC to Wright’s wow performance at the National Press Club included a ditzy lady saying she went to a black church (note past tense) and the preacher didn’t talk like that.
Hey, this democracy thing is predicated on the foundation of an educated, informed electorate. How’s that working out?
* Hmmm. That would be Keith Olbermann, Jim Lehrer, Ray Suarez, and . . . and . . . help me out here. Okay, make that “less than 10.”