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Hilarious Media Bias on March for Life
creativeminorityreport.com ^ | Matthew Archbold

Posted on 01/25/2010 8:34:37 AM PST by GonzoII

Hilarious Media Bias on March for Life

Shhhh. 300,000+ people chanted, yelled and sung their way into Washington D.C. but somehow snuck past the mainstream media without their notice. Congratulations to the ordinary ministers of the media!

Now, I could've missed it but after searching it seems to me that The New York Times completely ignored the throngs of people walking with signs towards the Capitol. I'm sure they would've been noticed if their signs mentioned Gitmo. MSNBC, according to their website, had no stories on the march. CBS News had nothing.

And even when some of the ordinary ministers of the media did notice, the results were comical.

Poor Rick Sanchez of CNN was confused. The poor dear couldn't figure out who was marching in...THE MARCH FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sanchez reported, according to Newsbusters:

“It’s the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade case....both sides being represented today, but it does appear to me, as I look at these signs that – which side is represented the most....Do we know?”
And yet the Washington Post, no friend of the pro-life movement, reported:
"Few counter-demonstrators were visible along the route."
Were they at the same rally?

But Sanchez wasn't alone.

While a recent survey revealed that 6 out of ten young people are pro-life Newsweek's Krista Gesaman worried that the age of the pro-life marchers was so advanced she asked:
"Where are the young, vibrant women supporting their pro-life or pro-choice positions? Likely, they’re at home."

Has she been to the March for Life? I'm always amazed as to how many young people there are there. According to reports 550 young students were there from Catholic University of America alone as well as 370 from Notre Dame. And dozens of other colleges were represented similarly.

The AP, according to Gateway Pundit, said the March for Life was only three blocks long even though Michael Novak watched the march and said he watched for nearly three hours as the march just kept streaming up the street.

But we've long since quit depending on the media to get our message out. Over 49,000 blogs wrote about the March for Life. EWTN and other Catholic media covered the march extensively. Lifesite and LifeNews.com as always, do their admirable work.

So what I'm saying is that while some of us bloggers sometimes feel like our little blogs can't change the world. I would argue that it may be the only thing that can.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: marchforlife; marchforlife2010; marchlifemediabias; mediabias; newsblackout; prolife

And yet hearts are still being converted...one at a time.

1 posted on 01/25/2010 8:34:39 AM PST by GonzoII
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping.


2 posted on 01/25/2010 8:35:36 AM PST by GonzoII ("That they may be one...Father")
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To: GonzoII
This is the sort of coverage a well-behaved march will receive from the media.

Question: Are the Political Elite trying to get people to riot against this administration?

3 posted on 01/25/2010 8:43:22 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (We have the 1st so that we can call on people to rebel. We have 2nd so that they can.)
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To: GonzoII
both sides being represented today

yes, it was true. I saw a lone, bedraggled and unshaven man, holding a handwritten sign that said, "end poverty." Apparently that was in protest to the principle of life, as life causes poverty. so the representation was 300,000:1, probably accurately reflecting the population at large.

4 posted on 01/25/2010 8:49:53 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (denial springs eternal.)
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To: GonzoII

Apparently it wasn't a small rally. But then again they also said there were "a few Thousand" attending the 9/12 Tea Party.

5 posted on 01/25/2010 8:51:58 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: GonzoII

i thought it was 30,000?

any idea on the real numbers?


6 posted on 01/25/2010 9:03:12 AM PST by kpp_kpp
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To: GonzoII
Media malfeasance bookmark.
7 posted on 01/25/2010 9:06:56 AM PST by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: GonzoII

During the big prolife event in 1990, a CNN reporterette stated that there were as many as 60,000 people in attendence.

AT THAT VERY MOMENT, the US Park Service estimated the size of the crowd to be 600,000.

The reporterette had conveniently overlooked 540,000 people.


8 posted on 01/25/2010 9:13:05 AM PST by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The Drive-By Media have been ignoring or attempting to minimize the March for years. I wasn't involved when Jimmy was president ... during my involvement, it didn't matter whether the president was named Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, or Zero ...

We aren't communists, so we don't exist.

9 posted on 01/25/2010 9:13:11 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: kpp_kpp
30,000?

No way. there were 20,000 at Verizon Center ... essentially all of whom also "marched". They were a drop in the bucket.

10 posted on 01/25/2010 9:15:42 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Skooz
During the big prolife event in 1990, a CNN reporterette stated that there were as many as 60,000 people in attendence. AT THAT VERY MOMENT, the US Park Service estimated the size of the crowd to be 600,000

Were you there?

I was. USPS was a lot closer to getting it right than the lying sacks of used animal feed at CNN. We all yelled at the assembled press to "Tell the Truth".

They ignored us.

11 posted on 01/25/2010 9:17:49 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: GonzoII

The media are still stuck on the thought that they are able to control the thoughts and opinions of the masses. They are only partially right, and are losing their control more and more every day.
One day they will be forced to admit that they are full of pig manure.


12 posted on 01/25/2010 9:19:43 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: GonzoII

50 homosexual activists and some of their friends will gather in DC, bunch together tightly, cameras will be there from ALL media outlets to take close up pictures of the “crowd” and then promote their cause as one worthy of congressional action...after all, LOOK at the pictures. They were packed so tight there had to be tens of thousands of them.

Meanwhile, well over a million men march but it was for Promise Keepers...they do not count. Nor does a Tea Party march the the right to life one...Nope...Just LEFTIST, Marxists causes.


13 posted on 01/25/2010 9:29:01 AM PST by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: GonzoII
The German people ignored the genocide in their midst during the Nazi era. The main stream media is no different in regards to the lives of the innocent unborn all around them. When the US Supreme Court legalized genocide of the unborn, our Nation began it's inevitable slide into it's current godless, amoral abyss.

God bless all who march for Life and I pray for a spiritual awakening of those who seem indifferent to the blessing of life in it's most innocent form.

14 posted on 01/25/2010 9:40:53 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

Protecting babies is the very best reason to be politically involved.


15 posted on 01/25/2010 10:17:45 AM PST by Dr. North
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To: GonzoII
This whole numbers game is becoming a joke. From tea party to pro-life the liberals downplay the numbers and the conservatives guess with wildly divergent opinions.

Any major Washington demonstration should have the wherewithal to finance independent coverage of the event for accurate numbers attending with commensurate supporting photos. I'm sure there are businesses with the experience and credibility that would be happy to oblige and end this stupid arguing.

16 posted on 01/25/2010 10:25:55 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: GonzoII
Over 49,000 blogs wrote about the March for Life. EWTN and other Catholic media covered the march extensively. Lifesite and LifeNews.com as always, do their admirable work. So what I'm saying is that while some of us bloggers sometimes feel like our little blogs can't change the world. I would argue that it may be the only thing that can.

Pro-life bloggers are super!

17 posted on 01/25/2010 11:42:23 AM PST by Elvina (BHO is doubleplus ungood.)
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To: GonzoII; floriduh voter; MHGinTN; sweetliberty

Good info - Good data on the bias from our ever-so-careful “news professionals” ....


18 posted on 01/25/2010 11:45:43 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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