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CBS, NBC Morning Shows Push Libya Blame Onto Romney
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Posted on 09/13/2012 9:47:47 AM PDT by chessplayer

The NBC and CBS morning shows on Thursday both pushed the theme that Mitt Romney made a gaffe with his handling of Libya. At the same time, they shielded Barack Obama. Good Morning America's Jake Tapper stood out in highlighting problems for the President. In the wake of the murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Tapper asserted that "many questions remain about insufficient security at those diplomatic posts on the anniversary of 9/11 and U.S. leadership in the region in the wake of the Arab Spring."

In contrast, CBS This Morning devoted a large chunk of its coverage to allowing Barack Obama to defend himself. The three minute and 41 segment featured the President talking for a massive two and a half minutes. How long did Romney get in the Norah O'Donnell segment? A mere ten seconds.


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1 posted on 09/13/2012 9:47:50 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

The media in this country is no longer the media we all once knew..The media now is the Obama machine, they all will say anything and do anything to help their prophet Obama win re-election. They have adored him since Jan 2008, they will stop at nothing to help him. They have to, they created him


2 posted on 09/13/2012 9:50:17 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: chessplayer

conspiratorial bastards


3 posted on 09/13/2012 9:51:04 AM PDT by veritas2002
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To: Sarah Barracuda

It’s the same media. They’ve just taken off the mask of the last 50 years.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 9:53:03 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: chessplayer

Sent this to CBS:

Romney should say:

“My only regret is that we have a President who’s first instinct is to apologize for something America didn’t do.”

“Such behavior is a sign of weakness that only invites the type of violence we have witnessed.”


5 posted on 09/13/2012 9:54:29 AM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yup. In the past,even though the media liked Carter and Clinton, they would do their jobs and tear into them. Those days are long gone.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 9:56:06 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Sarah Barracuda
The media in this country is no longer the media we all once knew.

Yes it is. It is the exact same leftist propaganda machine it has always been -- the one that has been giving me heartburn since I first became politically aware in the 1970s.

Lets not forget how they saved Clinton's ass during the Lewinsky affair, making Ken Starr the villain.

Let's not forget "Reagan the amiable dunce" and Walter Cronkite -- the most trusted man in America -- who betrayed us during the Viet Nam War and subsequently gave a speech to the UN in 1999, during which he directly called for the USA to relinquish its national sovereignty to the UN.

And then we can go back to the NYT's Walter Duranty who reported glowingly on Stalin's worker's paradise, won a pulitzer prize for his efforts, which the NYT to this day has not had the decency to return.

Same media as always. The only difference is that now they no longer have a monopoly on how the news gets reported.

7 posted on 09/13/2012 9:58:57 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: chessplayer
I hope the Romney campaign pushes back real hard
8 posted on 09/13/2012 10:03:48 AM PDT by dalebert
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I guess I wasn’t paying much attention to the way the media was behaving back then. Now I am more informed. 2008 showed me all I needed to know. Now I see them for what they are. I always knew the media was leftist, but the way they are behaving now, they are not even attempting to pretend they are not in the tank for Obama. They will have his back always, because they created this monster. They all voted for him, because they see Obama as the most progressive president ever, they want to see America become the Communist Utopia they have always dreamed of and they see that in Obama. No matter what Obama does or says they will protect him til the bitter end


9 posted on 09/13/2012 10:06:11 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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Romney is trying but the chicken shit cowardly republicans advising him are telling him to soften his tone. He’s acting too much like Palin.


10 posted on 09/13/2012 10:08:22 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: chessplayer

No ideologue would go to the lengths our old media has gone to to cover-up and obfuscate for the Democrats. This is the kind of work that you have to pay someone to do. The old media has been bought by the Democrats.


11 posted on 09/13/2012 10:08:56 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: chessplayer

Only the most deluded Obama-Bots are buying that horsecrap.

Stay Strong, Mitt! Don’t listen to them.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 10:09:54 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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should we expect less from them, rofl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=t4-AKcH3eC8&feature=endscreen


13 posted on 09/13/2012 10:16:00 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: chessplayer

The advantage to Dims is that they don’t have to generate nearly as much in donations for their propaganda machine as the GOP, because they can count on the MSM for its full support.


14 posted on 09/13/2012 10:16:14 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: chessplayer

Obama’s stupidity is greater than the medias white washing,the media is mistrusted more then congress.


15 posted on 09/13/2012 10:18:01 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: chessplayer

I understand there are 6 companies that control the MSM. What can be done to encourage these companies to return to reporting the TRUTH? Legally, nothing can be done to affect immediate change but prior to the electronic age, the printing shops and news paper offices that published political propaganda (lies) would sometimes self ignite.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 10:24:45 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: chessplayer

I swear to God, between the Marxist media and government indoctrination centers (a/k/a public schools) it’s a miracle we ever win any elections in this country anymore.


17 posted on 09/13/2012 10:30:25 AM PDT by Marathoner (DNC: Fluke, Clinton, Warren: The slut, the pimp and paleface)
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To: chessplayer

Hussein must be laughing his ass off. They are SO in the tank for him.


18 posted on 09/13/2012 10:31:43 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: veritas2002

you meant”constipated” bastards../


19 posted on 09/13/2012 10:32:20 AM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: chessplayer

Truly amazing...can’t comprehend how their brains can spin truth into fantasy in the blink of an eye. Why can’t we do that???


20 posted on 09/13/2012 10:34:23 AM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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