If you want evidence of how the media has become the enemy of good, look no further than the "Dean of the Washington Press Corps" and his recommendations for what Obama should do:
With strong Republican support in Congress for challenging Iran's ambition to become a nuclear power, he can spend much of 2011 and 2012 orchestrating a showdown with the mullahs. This will help him politically because the opposition party will be urging him on. And as tensions rise and we accelerate preparations for war, the economy will improve.
Oh and he'll tell you, he's not saying Obama should go to war, he's just sayin'...
It's a disease and it's hard to see how we are not fucking doomed sometimes.