SCENE: Mitch BERG is walking down Grand Avenue, looking for Grand Avenue Distillery Supplies. As he looks in the storefront, MyLyssa SILBERMAN, Reporter for National Public Radio’s Saint Paul bureau, covering the “Fake News” and “Diversity” beats, gets out of a cab.
BERG: (Nonplussed) Er, hi, MyLyssa. What’s up?
SILBERMAN: I’m curious. You continuously say, on your blog and show, that the media is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the progressive movement.
BERG: I do. And it’s true.
SILBERMAN: How can you say that? We have layers and layers and..
BERG: …and layers of gatekeepers. Right. Got that. I base my assertion on, well, reading and listening to the media, and taking what they say seriously.
BERG: Well, for example, listen to this bit by NPR’s “On the Media” – supposedly their media “watchdog” show – and the train of ultra-left dogmatics and magical thinking, and tell me any part of it that wouldn’t fit right in with a Wobbly pamphlet in the 1900s.
SILBERMAN: (Puts on earphones. Listens to segment. Removes headphones). I don’t hear anything.
BERG: This is my shocked face
SILBERMAN: It might be the global warming.
BERG: Might be