By Lynn R. Mitchell
Bob and Maureen McDonnell are on trial. Most of the media have made it a point to present it in the worst light possible. The former governor and first lady have had their private lives splashed across headlines from coast to coast, and some have gloated at the sordid details emerging from the case.
One conservative noted on her Facebook page, “the latest chapter of the soap opera,” and then wrote about the McDonnells living apart. Newspapers have spent time parsing words and publishing opinions, mostly unflattering.