David Adams at Reuters probably thought his attack piece full of half-truths and a few outright lies about the finances of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) would be read by only a few since all of the attention these days is on the GOP candidates. Boy, was he wrong.
This is not new, and it’s been happening since the White House announced Fox News would be banned from the press pool since they are not a real news outlet in Oct. 2009. Back then, the press pool stood up for Fox, but is the White House-approved media in Boston keeping their collective mouth’s shut concerning the Herald being shut-out yesterday?
This is how the mainstream press treats Republicans now. They simply default to the racist charge. NBC news anchor David Gregory interviews Newt Gingrich, GOP candidate for president, and calls him a racist since he mentioned 47 million people are now on food stamps.
I don’t blame them if some of the answers were confrontational. This attack on big oil profits with Congress-critters spouting off crap like “don’t you think it’s better to give kids education grants instead of giving you profit” is unmistakably stupid. I’m sick of these attacks.
I almost skipped over this story at Powerline since I thought it seemed to be a bit too local for me, but I stuck with it since John Hinderaker’s stuff is always good. How the heck does a journalist do this and get away with it?
Jim’s asked me to post on this story since it’s being discussed on the air today. Below the fold is the video and links to relevant stories on the topic.
Come on you dopes. Some state had to be the last one, and even though Arizona’s governor at the time (a Republican) certainly did not have good standing with minorities and was at times considered an embarrassment for the state, Arizona voted to recognize the Martin Luther King holiday almost 20 years ago.
Not too surprising, but these are the kind of not-so-subliminal messages people tend to notice. For those of you Faux News haters, got any examples you’d like to share? Read more
There are political commentators on all “news” networks. If you can not figure out the difference between a commentator like Sean Hannity and an anchor like Bret Baier, I’m not going to be able to help you. But MSNBC staff like Rachel Maddow coming out definitively saying Fox News is “Faux News” is pathetic and insane.
Short and sweet. After contributing the maximum allowed ($2,400) to Jack Conway(D), and to Arizona Reps. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Gabrielle Giffords(D-Ariz.), Keith Olbermann – aka Bathtub Boy – has been suspended indefinitely from MSNBC for violating company rules.