The Daily Caller has released the latest batch of JournoList messages, and it’s a shocker: the journalists and other assorted left-wing intellectuals (!) debating what apparently was the hottest topic of the hour, Sarah Palin’s son, Trig. I had thought that the belief that Trig was really Bristol’s baby was an insane idea held only by Andrew Sullivan. It is an insane idea all right, but it turns out that it was believed, or at least taken seriously, by a number of liberal journalists–while some others, to their credit, tried to restore a sense of decency to the liberal press. Beyond that, the tactics of how to spin Palin’s fifth child in a way that could damage the Republican ticket was seemingly an obsessive concern of these journalists. It is a sad spectacle.
Sarah Palin commented, with considerable restraint, on her Facebook page, in a post titled Journey Into the Media’s Heart of Darkness:
How ironic that on a day when we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The Daily Caller released 15 pages of JournoListers’ email exchanges about a dark and demented conspiracy regarding my son, Trig.
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