This is an interesting post from Instapundit. Take a second to read it.

Even if you don’t agree with his and Socolow’s view, journalists should understand that this is how much of America views them — as a propaganda tool used masterfully by the enemies of our country.

Most journalists and academics I know think this is hogwash. Perhaps it is, but there’s nothing changing the fact that a good chunk of the population believes this to be true. We should start trying to figure out why.