CNN’s Brown Suggests Tea Party Coverage is Excessive

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

The media might be overplaying the significance of the tea party movement, CNN anchor Campbell Brown suggested late Tuesday during a political discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

Paraphrasing a story from the news Web site, Politico, Brown said: “The media didn’t see the tea party coming, and now are sort of over-compensating by giving these guys way more attention than they deserve.”


Actually, said David Frum, it’s more simple than that: “The media loves people who come to demonstrations in funny costumes,” the right-leaning Time magazine columnist said. More…