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Paul Ryan: ‘We expected media bias going into this'
daily caller ^ | 9/30/2012 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 09/30/2012 2:07:09 PM PDT by tobyhill

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan told host Chris Wallace that he and running mate Mitt Romney expected liberal media bias to affect their campaign from day one.

“I think it kind of goes without saying that there is definitely a media bias,” Ryan said. “Look, I’m a conservative, Chris. I’m used to media bias. We expected media bias going into this. That’s why we’re trying to cut through and go straight to people. That’s why when in Washington you hear people complain about media bias, come out into these states with us and attend our town hall meetings.”

Ryan wouldn’t offer specific examples, but said he has witnessed media bias throughout his career.

“I’m not going into a tit-for-tat or litigate this thing,” Ryan said. “But as a conservative, I’ve long believed, long felt that there is inherent media bias, and I think anybody with objectivity would believe that is the case.”

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1 posted on 09/30/2012 2:07:12 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

You and Romney play right into it. Your “I agree with gays in the Military” and Romney’s “Obama is a good person” routine are not cutting it.


2 posted on 09/30/2012 2:09:29 PM PDT by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: tobyhill
...Paul Ryan told host Chris Wallace that he and running mate Mitt Romney expected liberal media bias...

They did? You could have fooled me! If so, then why did they agree to obviously hard-left debate moderators?

3 posted on 09/30/2012 2:09:29 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jeffc

4 posted on 09/30/2012 2:13:10 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: napscoordinator
Exactly, all they have to say is the truth, “Obama is a liar!” and “Obama will bankrupt this country way beyond anything seen in Greece”.
5 posted on 09/30/2012 2:13:35 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: jeffc

Just wait for the debates. The moderators are going to be meaningless. Ryan and Romney will ignore the questions and take it straight to these two two turds, live on national TV... and with no media filter.


6 posted on 09/30/2012 2:13:45 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: napscoordinator

I have never heard any one on FR complain more than you.
In fact, I think you have complained more about the GOP than you have 0bama.

We have to win. Bitching and complaining aren’t going to change things.


7 posted on 09/30/2012 2:15:09 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: nhwingut

I hope so, but not with much hope. I expected R&R to know what’s up with the “news” media, but I don’t like what I’ve seen so far. R&R need to take off the kid gloves, speak directly to the American people. Screw the media; they will NOT give R&R a fair shake.


8 posted on 09/30/2012 2:17:54 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: tobyhill
Ryan wouldn’t offer specific examples

Okay, I'll start. How about the fact that the media accepted Ambassador Rice's explanation that the youtube video caused the death of Ambassador Stevens without question.
9 posted on 09/30/2012 2:18:34 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: tobyhill

Allowing the media to set the narrative is a mistake

http://asspos.blogspot.com/2012/09/debate-obamas-to-lose-is-romney-ready.html


10 posted on 09/30/2012 2:19:46 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Perdogg

Maybe he’s diogenes.


11 posted on 09/30/2012 2:25:06 PM PDT by DWC (historian)
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To: tobyhill

This is our shot.

I honestly believe Romney is behind, but I don’t think it is by much. Maybe a couple of points.

We all know the MSM will breathlessly declare the Kenyan the winner of the debates. That isn’t nearly as important as whether or not Romney can present a compelling argument for conservatism during his hour and a half.

If he tries to play it down the middle of the road, he will lose. He needs to be on fire and needs to talk to the hopes and fears of the people.

I am praying he is up for it. I fear for our country’s economic survival if he is not.


12 posted on 09/30/2012 2:42:38 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: andyk
That's a good one and one that even most Liberals should agree with.
13 posted on 09/30/2012 2:43:20 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: tobyhill

Newt Gingrich whipped up on a couple of media guys, Juan Williams for one. Made him look like a foolish stooge. So it can be done.


14 posted on 09/30/2012 2:52:14 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: comebacknewt
Most Conservatives didn't want Romney as our pick but now that we have him we expect him to fight like a pit bull and not a poodle.

Call the media a liar to their face if they keep repeating and representing Obama lies as the truth. Always have a recording of the recording so when the Lame Stream Media edits the interview. If the LSM refuses to allow it then on the campaign trail make sure everyone knows of their attempt to skew an interview.

15 posted on 09/30/2012 2:55:14 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: tobyhill
It's more than just media bias.

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” (video 26:00)

16 posted on 09/30/2012 3:34:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: tobyhill; All

terrific...so why the hell did you no prepare for it other then to bend over and take it???

its sort of like saying “well- we totally expected the 10-degree weather” while you stand there in shorts, sandals and a tank top....utter morons...


17 posted on 09/30/2012 3:52:50 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: tobyhill

We have moved beyond bias to outright campaign support for the liberals by the media.The media is in full campaign mode and the two biggest examples are the aftermath of the Libyan incident, and also the secret video of Mitt’s 47% comment. The media went all out to support BO.


18 posted on 09/30/2012 3:55:04 PM PDT by Moorings
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To: Perdogg

Perdogg that is hilarious. You are so depressing that I am surprised you still live on the Earth. You are a complete downer. You also want to destroy the country so you can drone on and on about your liberalism.


19 posted on 09/30/2012 5:06:31 PM PDT by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: napscoordinator

have you bought the new albumn from Octomom? :-) I apologize for my comments.


20 posted on 09/30/2012 5:24:27 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

I apologize for my comments too. Octomom...I think she is the worst person on Earth for real!!!


21 posted on 09/30/2012 5:33:16 PM PDT by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: tobyhill

22 posted on 09/30/2012 7:24:19 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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23 posted on 09/30/2012 7:28:07 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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24 posted on 09/30/2012 9:21:29 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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25 posted on 09/30/2012 9:22:54 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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