A comment I just left on a Facebook post:
I call it the Watergate Syndrome. Since Watergate and the admiring movie made about Woodward and Bernstein, the stock of journalists in America has been very high. And they have revelled in this. Also, they increasingly came to see themselves as crusaders, usually for the Left. And kingmakers. They saw their role recently as quite simple. Win the election for Clinton. Make history.
And so, confirmation bias and self-delusion.
The moment I started to feel that Trump had a real chance was when the early Florida results were going to Trump. And the liberal media said, oh, don’t worry, we interviewed those Republicans and 25% said they were voting for Hillary. And I thought, oh, yeah …