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Is The Media Ready To Go Straight?
TalkingSides.com ^ | 11/01/10 | CaroleL

Posted on 11/01/2010 11:47:24 AM PDT by CaroleL

With little doubt about the outcome of tomorrow's elections, the speculation turns to what the reaction will be to the historic GOP victories. Will President Barack Obama shift toward the political center? Will all those shiny new Republican lawmakers keep their campaign promises to shrink government and control spending? Will those in the Tea Party movement remain engaged and involved once this battle has been won? All those answers will come in time but what we'll probably find out instantly is will the mainstream media abandon its self-assigned role of liberal cheerleader and return to honest reporting?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 2010electionbias; abuseofpower; bias; coverage; cultureofcorruption; dnctalkingpoints; election; howtostealanelection; indoctrination; journolist; journolistgate; media; mediagate; pravdamedia; yellowjournalism; zogbyism

1 posted on 11/01/2010 11:47:30 AM PDT by CaroleL
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To: CaroleL

The media will never go straight


2 posted on 11/01/2010 11:49:22 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: CaroleL

No


3 posted on 11/01/2010 11:52:20 AM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: GeronL

The media can go straight to hell as far as I’m concerned.


4 posted on 11/01/2010 11:52:35 AM PDT by Bullish (Been to all 57 States.... Or is it 58?)
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To: CaroleL

Thanks for posting this article.

“Will President Barack Obama shift toward the political center?”

Ah.... No.

” Will all those shiny new Republican lawmakers keep their campaign promises to shrink government and control spending?”

Ah.... No.

” Will those in the Tea Party movement remain engaged and involved once this battle has been won? “

Ah.... we have to WIN first.


5 posted on 11/01/2010 11:53:02 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: GeronL

DNC media...nothing more, nothing less.

They have been trained to hate republicans. So like Pavlov’s dog, they hyperventilate when they hear the very word.


6 posted on 11/01/2010 11:53:14 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: CaroleL

Fire the Democrat party activists who chair the nightly news.

Fire the editors who type the scripts that they read nightly.

Without a purge and a “mea culpa” from those who co-opted journalism, there can be no “coming clean”.

First have to admit that you abused the job you held. Put that in the historical record.

Even today Dan Rather claims the memos were “fake but accurate”. And even today the name of the people who created those documents is not “mudd”.

Without public shaming of the corrupt figures, there can be no resolution.

More Americans know of the Twenty-One gameshow scandal or the Alan Freed “payola” scandal that the rotten corruption in the nation’s newsrooms.


7 posted on 11/01/2010 11:53:26 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: CaroleL
We need to position ourselves to pick up the pieces of a bankrupt MSM......a good, conservative group of investors should lay waste to the commie control of the MSM.....WE could effectively wipe them out if we had control of the MSM
8 posted on 11/01/2010 11:53:55 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: CaroleL

( Is The Media Ready To Go Straight? ) ... NO !


9 posted on 11/01/2010 11:54:06 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Bullish

I think they are already on the fast track of going there.


10 posted on 11/01/2010 11:55:03 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Ouderkirk

I can’t see that there is any media bias anymore. To claim “bias” would be to consider that there is ANY objectivity in the media accounts.

It’s nothing but DNC-Media collusion. Journolistgate exposed that.


11 posted on 11/01/2010 11:56:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: CaroleL

I would like nothing more than to find a competitor for Fox News. Not because I don’t like it but to insure that we keep alternate sources to compete against each other for our viewing business.


12 posted on 11/01/2010 11:57:13 AM PDT by kempster
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To: CaroleL

The media and ALL of TV supports Obama/elites/Dems/Islamics. Too much Saudi money or deals at ALL the US TV networks. Prince Al Waleed’s American TV.


13 posted on 11/01/2010 11:57:23 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: CaroleL

The media has a plan laid out for the next two years and it is right out of the 1995 / 96 playbook. We’ll get a Time Magazine cover article with some Republican dressed up like Scrooge. We’ll get the Colin Powell interview where he says the new GOP Congress is “too harsh” on the poor. We’ll get the Confederacy references again. Any spending cut will be accompanied by pictures of haggard-looking old people and emaciated children. And any hint that the Dems are doing better will be played up as the return of the Dems. And, of course, the GOP instantly will own the recession on Wednesday.


14 posted on 11/01/2010 11:57:24 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: CaroleL
The media will go as straight as my dink.

Such is not possible, it would negate the their reason for being.

If we remove the bull$hit from our belief in what we are,
I can assure everyone that the molecules that comprise our physical bodies will separate and scatter into the ether.

This is how stars are formed.

15 posted on 11/01/2010 12:00:21 PM PDT by mmercier (one eye in the mirror)
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To: CaroleL
It's going to be very uncomfortable for the media.

I agree that the media is unlikely to change. It's central to their self-image -- they are smarter than you, they care more than you, they understand how the world really works better than you do. They can't admit that their views are wrong. But politicians have caught on. Sarah Palin takes no prisoners with these people. Christine O'Donnell is the same. And that Robertson guy in Oregon (running against DeFazio) did a masterful job of slamming Mr. Rachel Maddow a few weeks ago.

As more people on TV demonstrate an open willingness to declare that journalists are blatant idiots and liars, I think the news business is going to become very masochistic.

16 posted on 11/01/2010 12:01:27 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Bullish

“The media can go straight to hell as far as I’m concerned.”

Agreed. Very similar to GM. Just like the media, GM sold me garbage for years until I finally quit buying their junk. Then GM improved their product because they had to, but still couldn’t survive on their on . . . but sorta did with a government bailout, which the Commie Rats will try to do with the media also. I quit “buying” MSM news years ago. It will be a long time, if ever, before I will buy GM or MSM products again . . . They have not suffered enough for screwing me all those years, and neither has rehabilitated their credibility. As far as I’m concerned, they can rot.


17 posted on 11/01/2010 12:02:11 PM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: GeronL

They need to turn right and go straight.


18 posted on 11/01/2010 12:03:21 PM PDT by Samizdat
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To: GeronL
The media will never go straight

Right- they'll stay queer!

19 posted on 11/01/2010 12:03:55 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty too! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

so true.


20 posted on 11/01/2010 12:07:49 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: CaroleL

The MSM would rather crash and burn than go straight, and that’s what they’re doing. Look at CNN. Once the prime cable news network, now they’re even losing to the left-wing activists at MSNBC. CNN has become a non-stop RAT love fest and conservative bash. Their stars, Anderson Cooper and John King, are totally in the RAT tank. Newsweak was recently sold for a dollar, yet they still print 100% leftist agitprop. Time recently signed anti-American Fareed Zakaria after he helped newsweak crash. Newspapers are dying right and left (no pun intended), yet they continue to be almost totally left. My local paper recently endorsed the straight RAT ticket, and this is in a totally Republican area. They’d rather be dead (and unread)than not red.


21 posted on 11/01/2010 12:09:25 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: CaroleL

Pressholes, presstitutes & journolistas will never go “straight”. The are the new establishment.


22 posted on 11/01/2010 12:09:28 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: CaroleL
Many years after JF Kennedy, someone said "the press had been very kind to him".

I was in Catholic High School when Kennedy was running. Never heard boo about his infidelity.

Then my Dad told me about Bootleg Joe to straighten me out a bit on my UNWARRANTED high regard for this family.

Nope....Didn't vote for Kennedy. Daddy also taught me that the apple doesn't usually drop far from the tree.

I was of course, saddened by his death. And I really thought a lot of JFK's bro, Bobby Kennedy.

The media is Dem....and don't forget it.

23 posted on 11/01/2010 12:10:28 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: CaroleL

They’ll go away first.


24 posted on 11/01/2010 12:11:17 PM PDT by Interesting Times (SwiftVets.com. WinterSoldier.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: CaroleL
I see two possible scenario's happening after tomorrows election:

1. the new more conservative GOP actually follows through and radically cuts spending... causing massive riots among the welfare crowd similar to the austerity riots going on in Europe at the moment.

2. the new more conservative GOP caves and goes back to it's big government, big spending ways... in which case they will lose big in 2012 (at least in the primaries)

25 posted on 11/01/2010 12:11:59 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: CaroleL

will the mainstream media abandon its self-assigned role of liberal cheerleader and return to honest reporting?

Short answer: NO.

They will be ginning up for fearless Zero’s 2012 adventure and doing all in their power to belittle an dsmear the conservative in Congress.

Bet on it.


26 posted on 11/01/2010 12:21:33 PM PDT by Adder (Note to self: 11-2-10 Take out the Trash!!!)
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To: CaroleL

will the mainstream media abandon its self-assigned role of liberal cheerleader and return to honest reporting?

Short answer: NO.

They will be ginning up for fearless Zero’s 2012 adventure and doing all in their power to belittle and smear the conservative in Congress.

Bet on it.


27 posted on 11/01/2010 12:21:48 PM PDT by Adder (Note to self: 11-2-10 Take out the Trash!!!)
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To: CaroleL
Will the media go straight?

No matter which way the mainstream media goes, liberalism loses.

Tomorrow's bludgeoning of the media's beloved Democrat party will be seen by Obama as a call to arms. He is not capable of moving to the center like Clinton. His way is to punish and retaliate when confronted with opposition.

A war between what Obama wants for our country and what the people want for our country will ensue. He will be isolated and alone in his battle, but with significant tools at his disposal.

Obama won't have Congress, but he will have a politicized IRS, a politicized Justice Department, an EPA now validated legally to eradicate capitalism through the criminalization of carbon dioxide, executive orders, and the veto pen. And it's this last one that will get him in even deeper trouble than he's in now.

He will resist everything our legislature tries to do. There will be no continuation of the Bush tax cuts. There will be no rollback of Obama Care. Once he vetos legislative attempts to do the people's bidding, the MSM will either turn on him, or go down with him.

Having seen what happened to the Democratic Party for having his back, it's my bet that we will see the MSM go into survival mode and turn on him. Remember, it's liberalism and the Democratic Party that the media is in love with, not any one individual-they turned on Hillary, they'll turn on him. And if not, they go down with him.

28 posted on 11/01/2010 1:22:42 PM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: JimRed

29 posted on 11/01/2010 2:05:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: CaroleL
Now that a leopard hunt is underway, will the leopard change its spots?

Get real.

The press isn't smart enough to switch sides. These people are border-line functional illiterates who just parrot what they were told in journolista school.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

30 posted on 11/01/2010 3:47:05 PM PDT by The Comedian (Let's see who can punch the softest. You go first.)
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To: CaroleL

will the mainstream media abandon its self-assigned role of liberal cheerleader and return to honest reporting?

No matter what they do they can’t undo the damage they’ve caused. Voters will never forget what they’ve done. This is one group for which I wish the worst. They should all be blackballed, ignored, ridiculed, scorned and whatever else can be dreamed up to repay them for their contemptuous behavior.


31 posted on 11/01/2010 4:35:10 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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