It is not surprising that the media act to preserve their power and special priviledges. They are not to be held to the same standards as those not in power.
Some political and media types weren't impressed by headlines this week reporting that D.C. police are investigating the alleged display of a gun magazine on NBC's Meet the Press. They took to the Internet with their disdain for the story.
"Excellent use of DC police resources, investigating 'Meet the Press' for committing an act of journalism," snarked the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg.
"When guns are outlawed, only David Gregory will have guns," Slate's Matt Yglesias offered.