Today brings with it yet another hearing of the House’s January 6th Commission. Last Thursday the Commission held a primetime hearing that received full coverage from many cable nets, which were joined by ABC, NBC and CBS (though their viewership was way down compared to regular programming). The Democrats and national media have placed incredible importance on January 6th, but voters’ concerns are elsewhere. Compare & contrast:
Top Voter Midterm Issues vs Top Legacy Media Midterm Issues
It’s increasingly likely the Democrats are going to find out what voters are actually concerned about, and they’re not going to enjoy the wake-up call.
This says it all. It also demonstrates a couple realities:
1. Journalists make so much money and live in exclusive places that real people issues don’t affect them. 2. Journalists are less likely to have families and children. 3. Journalists don’t own businesses.