On February 1, 1993, The Washington Post got into a heap of PR trouble after reporter Michael Weisskopf wrote in a news story that followers of the Christian Right are "largely poor, uneducated and easy to command."
But the secular left has long believed that. Washington D.C. believes they have the right to command us. The secular mainstream media gatekeepers believe they have the right to inform us of everything we need to know.
A notable example goes back to 1965: the television special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
CBS Executives almost scuttled the show because they felt it was "too religious."
The story is told by talk radio kingpin Lee Habeeb in the National Review Online.
As a "culture warrior," I feel a sense of triumph every time Linus is heard over the mainstream media airwaves reading from the Gospel of Luke.
But the war goes beyond the Bible. Secular elites believe they have the right to tell us when to laugh. And they believe Christians are too shallow to appreciate Vince Guaraldi. In the 1960's, the media believed the serfs could only appreciate 3-chord rock'n'roll.
Here's an interview with Habeeb from the World Magazine podcast, "The World and Everything In It":