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TV may be too timid to cover Trump

TV may be too timid to cover Trump

It's beginning to look like Donald Trump might be more than the political press can handle. I'm not sure whether that says more about him or the state of journalism today. But I am surprised at the fear of Trump that I am sensing on the part of some networks and cable channels. At the GOP debate Aug. 6, Fox News host Megyn Kelly asked the candidate some tough questions about his history of calling women he didn't like "fat pigs, dogs, slobs and disgusting animals." Trump not only issued a veiled threat in his answer, but within 24 hours was directly attacking Kelly in TV interviews and on Twitter. But here he is still on top in the polls and looking to many as...

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