Far Left Loons. Arrogant and Proud of it:
David Salter, former producer of the ABC’sÂ Media Watch, insists that Leftist bias must be expected from the ABC:
You should expect no other than there is a sympathy to a liberal human(ist) approach.
Indeed, this is not the first time that Salter has not just welcomed the overwhelmingly Leftist leanings of the ABC staff, butÂ hailed it as proof of their fine education, since everyone knows that conservatives are just undereducated bums.
Salter’s formerÂ Media Watch colleague, presenter David Marr, has likewise defended Leftism as not just normal but desirable:
The natural culture of journalism is kind of vaguely soft-Left inquiry sceptical of authority. I mean, that’s just the world out of which journalists come. If they don’t come out of that world, they really can’t be reporters.
Yet when accused of usingÂ Media Watch to preach Leftist politics and persecute conservatives forÂ thought crimes, how they howled, andÂ howled again atÂ any accusation of ABC bias. And when even Jonathan Holmes, the best of the recent hosts,Â resumes the same witchhunt, who – alas – can be surprised.
You should expect no other…