Article copyIt's important to remind ourselves from time to time that the mainstream media isn't exactly new to deceptive reporting — all the way down to bald-faced lies and forgeries — for the sake of their Leftist agenda.
The Reagan Diaries, entry for Tuesday October 5, 1982:
[…] C.B.S. & Wash. Post described my trip to Ohio as a chilly reception. That is blatant falsehood. I've never been greeted with greater warmth and enthusiasm. I think their bias toward the Dems. is showing(hardcover edition, page 104)
The remarkable thing with Ronald Reagan, and his diaries, is that he writes in a most down to earth and straight to the point way. If he used "blatant falsehood" to describe CBS and the Washington Post, you can safely assume this was no overstatement.