The race card is always a leftist favorite. Full of emotion, short on intellect, showy, yet transparent. A sure sign of desperation. They are collapsing under their own weight of over-regulation, perceived self importance and personal ego. The article below is a great summation. The old media plays an important role because they are part of them, out of touch with what is going on (Charles Gibson) and virtually a 4th house of government attached to the Executive Branch at this point.