Newsweek channels Rock Ridge: We don’t want the Irish
By Hot Air,Oct. 27, 2017
Of all the stories one might expect to see in Newsweek, a lament for the days of white Protestant male dominance of the news media ranked low on the prediction list. An essay by Franklin & Marshall College professor Van Gosse fingers Irish-American culture as the culprit behind the “hard-Right” and loudmouth politics. Whatever happened to the good old days, Gosse writes, when viewers could avoid all the “Micks” on TV and only interact with real Americans?