Skip to comments.DOUBLE STANDARD: Khizr Khan Receives 50x More Coverage Than Pat Smith on ABC, CBS, NBC
Posted on 08/01/2016 4:11:36 PM PDT by george76
Two weeks ago at the Republican National Convention (RNC) a grieving mother blasted Hillary Clinton for the debacle of the 2012 Benghazi attack. Last Thursday, at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), grieving parents gave a speech criticizing Donald Trump for his statements against Muslims.
While all the grieving parents deserve sympathy, the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) network evening and morning shows seemed to only care about the parents that showed up at the Democratic Convention. Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazlas DNC appearance earned 55 minutes, 13 seconds of Big Three network coverage, nearly 50 times more than Pat Smith, whose RNC speech honoring her son earned just 70 seconds of airtime.
This is a textbook case of bias-by-agenda: One of these stories (the Khan story) matched the Democratic agenda, and the partisan media couldnt push it hard enough. The other (the Smith story) reflected poorly on the Democratic nominee, so it was barely mentioned.
While Smiths emotional pleas were downplayed by the networks, Khans speech and subsequent back and forth with Trump were played up.
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Even Fox is going on and on.
STAY STRONG! STAY CONFIDENT! EVEN IF YOU HAVE TO FAKE IT!
Neither will the Rat minions at ABCNNBCBSPBS.
If Republican elite are not goingt o buy media outlets like the Democrat elite do then they should just pay the taxes and they should pay a lot of them.
If Clinton had attacked Pat Smith in the same fashion that Trump attacked the Khan’s then I imagine it would have been a bigger story. But if Trump had kept his mouth shut this would have been out of the news by last Friday.
Welcome to the General Election.
The media is our enemy. Of course they aren’t going to give us fairness.
The Ministry of Propaganda has been tasked with stopping Trump.
From the beginning, they have tried again and again to make something cause him to fall.
They will continue even after he is sworn in.
I’ll be flying my flag for the first time since Usurpation Day, Jan. 20, 2009
Khan has a pocket constitution, but it’s in mint shape. He was just handed it before getting on stage.
It’s his coveted copy of the Koran that bothers us.
And yes, his wife is being abused. Work in social services for a few weeks and you can see that loud and clear.
We knew we would be fighting the media and Hollywood the whole way, but their level is way more blatant than most of us would have believed.
This kind of thing where Trump is totally in the right but the media gin it up to make it look wrong is how horrible the media is. I don’t know anyone but idiots upset about Trumps comments and those on the GOP side are more upset at the optics based on how the msm reacts versus the reality that Trump was attacked personally from the stage in a very false way. You can attack Trump on many things but on his support of the military that is not just unfair but ridiculous. Maybe Trump shouldn’t have shot back but how do we ever expect to end this tilting of the playing field if we do not hit back and hit back hard.
The Commissars are really earning their take home pay.
Fifty times the coverage without one word of Kahn’s Muslim Brotherhood connections.
This media blitz is effective. Most potential voters have no idea what MB or Sharia Law are all about.
Clinton didn’t have to attack Smith. The media did it for her.
The same media that canonized the Khans.
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