How Terrified is the MSM of Sarah Palin? ‘Vanity Fair’ Hack Michael Joseph Gross Quivers in Fear as He Smears, Anonymously - Big Journalism I've said it before. Liberals will tell you who they fear, by how much they "ridicule" someone. But "unidentified" sources is the way liberal writers simply say what THEY THINK and claim it's from an "unidentified source." That's an old tactic by the media.