Bubble-wrapped

Americans and the American media
Newsweek magazine’s cover story “Bush in the Bubble” (December 10) features an image of the president trapped inside a bubble. It’s an insightful story that does not go far enough. It is not just the president who is in a bubble: a substantial number of Americans are floating in a bubble too. For that we can thank the establishment media, including Newsweek.

When NBC’s Brian Williams asked President Bush to comment on the Newsweek story, he responded, “I feel like I’m getting really good advice from very capable people and that people from all walks of life have informed me and informed those who advise me.”

 

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