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Goldberg: The press is not the enemy, but nor is it objective

Goldberg: The press is not the enemy, but nor is it objective

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's"Morning Joe," had an unfortunate turn of phrase the other day. She said it's the mission of the press to "control exactly what people think."

My suspicion is that this was less a Freudian slip than a simple slip-up. Ms. Brzezinski was referring to her fear that President Trump may be trying to control the way people think by discrediting the media -- whom he calls "enemies of the American people" -- and she lost her rhetorical footing, stumbling into saying that mind control is "our job."

But the misstatement resonated with a lot of people, as did Mr. Trump's claim that the press is an enemy of the...

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