KRUISER’S MORNING BRIEF: Shed No Tears As the Final Nail Gets Driven Into American Journalism’s Coffin. “What we have endured at least since the Kennedy administration (I haven’t checked much beyond that) is a bunch of leftist, state-directed propagandists who insist that they are doing serious journalism. They can call themselves journalists all they want and it doesn’t make it so. I can refer to myself as an NBA power forward all day, every day and I still won’t be able to dunk.”