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Media Blames Romney for Their Refusal to Scrutinize Obama’s Decisions
Front Page Magazine ^ | September 20, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 09/20/2012 12:29:50 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

JOE SCARBOROUGH: Talk about the conservative critique–and I think it’s a fair critique, the conservative critique: that all you guys in the media were talking about Mitt Romney, you should have talked about the warnings with the embassy, etc., etc. And yes perhaps we should have. But you know who didn’t allow us to do that?

MIKA BRZEZINSKI: Mitt Romney.

SCARBOROUGH: Mitt Romney. If Mitt Romney had kept his mouth shut, if he had not acted like a rank amateur, if he had not embarrassed himself–and by the way internally the campaign understands they screwed up, he’s moved on, they know that. So no conservative can say “oh, the mainstream media, blah, blah.” They know how badly they screwed up, and they were having the fight internally before he even went out and did it. But Romney got in the way of the media looking at the president, going, wha-, wha-, what happened here? How did this happen? Now, those questions are going to be asked in the coming weeks. But they weren’t asked in the first 24 hours because Romney was holding this horrific, irresponsible, press conference.

If only Mitt Romney were to drop out of the election, there is no doubt in my mind that the media would finally do its job of asking why Obama’s disastrous undeclared war and bad security decisions empowered Islamists to run wild across the Middle East and murder Americans. That is if they don’t get distracted by some Republicans somewhere criticizing Obama, which will force them to immediately debut coverage demanding that the Republican be immediately arrested and sent to a Hope Gulag (TM) for rehabilitation.

Mostly this is just embarrassing. We are witnessing the last gasps of anything resembling journalism and its replacement by bellowing hacks who can always be counted on to scream the Party Line at viewers after a long lunch.

The media can’t do its job in Libya for three very simple reasons.

1. It no longer has any idea how to do its job

2. It can’t question Obama

3. It can’t risk a scenario where their questions help Romney become president

Scarborough and Brzezinski have as much as admitted that they will not do their jobs because it might benefit Romney. Would they do their jobs if we went to a One Party State? Nope.

What is astounding is the sheer childishness of what passes for media dialogue now. No one takes responsibility for anything now. Instead Scarborough bellows that he can’t do his job of questioning Obama because Romney somehow got in the way.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: media; mediabias; msm; statemedia

1 posted on 09/20/2012 12:29:55 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mental Illness: Liberalism

Debilitating


2 posted on 09/20/2012 12:31:02 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Typical LSM AnnitedIdiot backing media pattern: excuses, deflection, excuses, lies, excuses, deflection, excuses....Bet it was Romney and Bush’s fault this same LSM AnnitedIdiot backing media did NOT vet the Annointed One in 2008...... =.=


3 posted on 09/20/2012 12:32:25 PM PDT by cranked
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To: GeronL
If only Mitt Romney were to drop out of the election, there is no doubt in my mind that the media would finally do its job of asking why Obama’s disastrous undeclared war and bad security decisions empowered Islamists to run wild across the Middle East and murder Americans.

Is Joe for REAL? No wonder we call them LIBTARDS>

4 posted on 09/20/2012 12:33:48 PM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: GeronL

yes ..media is sick , childish and communist..supporting supreme leader.


5 posted on 09/20/2012 12:34:04 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Joe Scarborough is the David Brooks of MSNBC.


6 posted on 09/20/2012 12:34:58 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Democrats - The Treasonous Pervert Party)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I have no doubts our Embassy in Libya was intentionally left defenseless so that it would be attacked on 9/11. The #1 topic in America would be a terrorist attack or an anti-Islam movie but NOT THE ECONOMY. Notice how the mainstream media is collectively HIDING the truth regarding the state of security at this Embassy.


7 posted on 09/20/2012 12:35:19 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: GeronL
If only Rosie Ofatso had not picked up that fork

If only Britanny Spears had not discovered her ...

8 posted on 09/20/2012 12:35:58 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: ThomasMore
Is Joe for REAL? No wonder we call them LIBTARDS>

Well, it's getting to the point that there is little to no difference between Joe and Mika these days. I'm starting to believe he's saying all this stupid crap just to get in Mika's pants.

9 posted on 09/20/2012 12:36:42 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obviously, those in the media are TOO STUPID to do more than one story at a time.


10 posted on 09/20/2012 12:37:15 PM PDT by mancini
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; John Semmens

John...hate to ask this to you twice in a week but how in the world do you write political satire when things like this really happen?


11 posted on 09/20/2012 12:37:36 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - 1984)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Number of dead female staff in his office:

Joe 1

Mitt 0

12 posted on 09/20/2012 12:37:45 PM PDT by JPG (Make it happen)
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To: Sans-Culotte
I'm starting to believe he's saying all this stupid crap just to get in Mika's pants.

He may be surprised by what he finds there...

13 posted on 09/20/2012 12:38:39 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: ThomasMore

Isn’t this like blaming a rape victim - for the rape - because she was a woman?

Liberalism does breed stupidity.


14 posted on 09/20/2012 12:39:31 PM PDT by JoeVet (First rule of holes ... when you find yourself standing in one - stop digging ... unless ur a Dim)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He actually says if only Romney would quit the election, he’s sure then the media would do it’s job.

These people are garbage.


15 posted on 09/20/2012 12:42:13 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: ThomasMore
If only Mitt Romney were to drop out of the election, there is no doubt in my mind that the media would finally do its job of asking why Obama’s disastrous undeclared war and bad security decisions empowered Islamists to run wild across the Middle East and murder Americans. That is if they don’t get distracted by some Republicans somewhere criticizing Obama, which will force them to immediately debut coverage demanding that the Republican be immediately arrested and sent to a Hope Gulag (TM) for rehabilitation.

That's the beginning of Daniel Greenfield's article, responding to the Joe S. quote. I should have block the quote better. Sorry.

16 posted on 09/20/2012 12:42:15 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Williams

See post #16.


17 posted on 09/20/2012 12:43:11 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Oh well, they are still A holes.


18 posted on 09/20/2012 12:43:15 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Williams

They want Romney to stfu and leave Obama alone.


19 posted on 09/20/2012 12:44:48 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: JoeVet

Rush did a parody 0bama news conference the other day in which 0bama said it wasn’t Michelle’s fault that a statue broke a window when she threw it.

It was the window’s fault. If it hadn’t been where it was, the bust of Churchill would have just hit the wall and not broken the window.


20 posted on 09/20/2012 12:45:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Remember back in ‘04 when the media refused to cover and criticize Bush’s Iraq War policy and it effects on the Middle East, because they were too busy attacking John Kerry for his denunciations of it?

...

Me neither.


21 posted on 09/20/2012 12:47:13 PM PDT by Random_User_250 ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

MSM are traitors, every damn one of them.


22 posted on 09/20/2012 12:48:06 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Journalism must be a zero-sum game .... only so many questions to ask, and Romney got in the way.


23 posted on 09/20/2012 12:55:21 PM PDT by mikrofon (Mean Slime Media)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Remember when the MSM refused to cover the terrorist bombing of a mall in Bali, because publicizing it would support Bush's war on terror?

The MSM really went nuts after Al Gore challenged the results of the 2000 election in the courts. The MSM hasn't been the same ever since.

-PJ

24 posted on 09/20/2012 12:55:51 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, of course they aren’t going to take responsibility for their failures. Their President doesn’t do so - why should they?


25 posted on 09/20/2012 12:57:24 PM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Shut your pie hole Joe, your idiocy is showing.
If you can’t blame Bush, I guess you have to blame Romney.</msm>


26 posted on 09/20/2012 1:02:28 PM PDT by kimchi lover ("I can see November from Wisconsin")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama would have been able to fix the economy, protect our foreign citizens, and reduce the deficit if Romney wouldn’t have run against him.


27 posted on 09/20/2012 2:16:38 PM PDT by No_More_Harkin
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