So, where have you guys been for the last years as this demon freight train headed straight for the wall? Suddenly ashamed of the mockery of decent government that you are as responsible as anyone for having created?
Fat chance, if you are betting on the press having suddenly grown a conscience. Here's what has really happened. The rich owners of the Times, as well as other members of the mainstream press have suddenly realized how close they have come to putting someone in the White House that would almost certainly destroy their own fortunes along with everything else. Now, they are desperately tugging on the brake lever, hoping to avert the disaster they have worked so hard to precipitate.
Will it work? Stay tuned.