The provocative Cliff Kincaid wonders why “self-styled conservative media personalities feel it necessary to protect the President”:
It’s the audience, stupid. Everyone has one, and everyone limits himself to what’s acceptable to it. The wider the audience, the more severe the limitation.
Or, as I just tweeted, the author Paul Kengor is given huge audiences — by Hannity and O’Reilly — and Cliff Kincaid complains.