In a recent commentary, former Gov.
Of course, a few lines earlier, Mr. Ehrlich whined about just that, saying: "Remember that the major media are not exactly even-handed when it comes to candidate foibles. Nine out of 10 journalists vote Democratic. Most possess a left-leaning agenda."
Yet with the possible exception of
Why then are so many front-line journalists Democratic? Are they just hell-bent on disappointing their bosses and risking their careers?
Perhaps it is it simply that when one spends one's life immersed in the real world, as working journalists do, one witnesses the travails and challenges facing a large portion of the American population, and that tends to lead one to adopt what Mr. Ehrlich refers to as a "left-leaning agenda."
People who live in close touch with the real world tend to have values similar to the