Often when mainstream media launches these charges, they know full well they aren't true. In fact, sometimes they are in on the plot from the start to deceive with the charges.
How can I make this charge?
Because left wing MSM writer, Spencer Ackerman, just got caught attempting to brand a neo-con, Fred Barnes, a racist, and it's clear Ackerman didn't give a hoot if the charges were true or not.
When I'm talking to people from outside Washington, one question inevitably comes up: Why is the media so liberal? The question often reflects a suspicion that members of the press get together and decide on a story line that favors liberals and Democrats and denigrates conservatives and Republicans.