“Reporters do a lot of stenography in this country. But real investigative reporting is showing things for what they are . . . big business and big government are scheming together to hurt Americans . . . [my priority is] to go after subjects, right now, that the media is refusing to touch.”
With one political party in absolute control of county government for over four decades, Rock Island County needs less stenography journalism and more Lincoln Steffens—or at least Mike Wallace.