Obama lowers level of national discourse; Tea Party to blame

Breakdown of political party representation in...The narrative of the Democrat-Media Complex is sometimes overt, like with the Trayvon Martin case, in which NBC edited the original 9-1-1 tapes to make George Zimmerman sound racist, and media outlets invented the new term “White Hispanic” to fit the preferred storyline. Other times the bias is more subtle, like this recent offering from the LA Times:

Think Congress is sophomoric? A study says you’re right

If it sounds like the debates in Congress have devolved into those of teenagers, it’s because they have.

Discourse in the House and Senate has dropped a full grade level — to the equivalent of high school sophomore, according to a new study.

Call this the dumbing down of Congress in a partisan age…

Partisanship seems an odd culprit. The Revolutionary War coincided with the Declaration of Independence. The Gettysburg Address, delivered in the heart of the Civil War, is legendary for its prose. Neither were times of comity. Hmmm, what else could it be?  Continue reading