Skip to comments.Networks Link Bush to 'Skyrocketing' Gas Prices 15 Times More Than Obama
Posted on 03/01/2011 5:27:15 PM PST by Nachum
As gas prices rose in 2008, network reporters mentioned President Bush in 15 times as many stories than they brought up President Obama in a similar period in 2011.Bush drew gallons of coverage in 2008. Comparing a 20-day span of rising gas prices in 2008 to 24 days of rising prices in February 2011, the Business & Media Institute found the networks did more than 2 ½ times as many stories during the Bush years versus Obama.(Snip)The national average for gasoline hit $3.36 on Feb. 28, the highest ever for the month of February according to The Associated Press.
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If this wasn’t so pathetic and desperate, it would be hilarious.
The pathetic part is that so many people believe them.
Yep. Back then I learned that the POTUS had direct control of the price of gas. I presume Obama retains that control no?
Nice post, Nachum. Nothing like a little statistical analysis to showcase MSM bias... it’s there - it’s real.
The Networks take orders from Obama. Why would they ever make him look bad?
Well, his policies may be having an effect since they ARE somewhat different.
Well, you know of course that Bush was just driving up gas prices to help his “oil buddies” and Halliburton. Which would hurt the economy, as ALL presidents like to do, really good to help re-election prospects. At the same time he went to Iraq to “steal” their oil, which would increase supply and drive prices DOWN. I wish I was a liberal so I could understand their “logic”.
The Great Helmsman is merely saving the planet from the destruction cheap gas, heating, and light bulbs would wreak on the world. [/sarcasm]
Its time to cast off the envirmentalists, the OPEC lobby and the regressive Socialists.
The USA can beat this. I think all of those named above are afraid that this is is true.
Good one, boop. Be thankful you don’t understand their ‘logic’... it speaks well of you.
With the price of energy their profits must be going through the roof. I'd wager they're doing better now than when Dick Cheney was in office.
The media continues to protect obama, especially NBC.
NBC made it their mission to mock Sarah Palin on SNL, week after week, year after year.
You mean they aren’t still blaming Bush?
That’s refreshing news..They just aren’t blaming ZERO
Speaking of Halliburton, I thought it was funny that the left kept thinking Dick Cheney was “profiting” from the Iraq war, when he divested his shares before he became VP. So, according to liberal thought Cheney was sending our military to Iraq to help.... uh, not himself, but uh... Bob in accounting at Halliburton?
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