Skip to comments.Newsbusters rips WaPo a new one for frenzied McDonnell coverage
Posted on 04/08/2010 6:06:48 AM PDT by jentilla
The national media are outraged this week by an announcement from Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell to observe April as Confederate History Month.
Several news outlets have jumped on the story, but the most energetic complaints came from the Washington Post, which published more than half a dozen pieces in the same day.
At this point its safe to say the Post suffers from McDonnell Derangement Syndrome.
During last years campaign, the Post enthusiastically endorsed his Democrat challenger, went into overdrive to push a faux-scandal that backfired rather epically, and then, upon McDonnell winning, immediately set to work undermining him with demands for higher taxes.
Some six months later, the animosity lives on as McDonnell tries to shore up Virginias economy by emphasizing its historical significance. Observe this entry Wednesday at the papers official Post Partisan blog by one Jonathan Capehart, with the not-so-subtle headline Gov. McDonnell (R-Va.): Slave to the Confederacy
(Excerpt) Read more at noliburls.com ...
Feds REALLY don’t want to be reminded about the War Between the States at this point in time....
No kidding! LOL
“Feds REALLY dont want to be reminded about the War Between the States at this point in time....”
So very, very, VERY true.
Washington Post is become worse and worse. The quality of their work is dropping fast, and they have simply become a propoganda sheet for the left’s talking points.
News on the radio this AM re McDonnell apologizing for not mentioning slavery, and adding a para to the proclamation re slavery.
This is fine.
I don’t have a source handy.
It used to be the Allen Derangement Syndrom so it is safe to say the Washington Post gets that Syndrom when a Republican is well liked in Virginia!
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