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  • Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back (Did anyone catch this last week..I think it's huge)

    07/24/2012 9:48:51 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 7/15/2012 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    The quotations come back redacted, stripped of colorful metaphors, colloquial language and anything even mildly provocative. They are sent by e-mail from the Obama headquarters in Chicago to reporters who have interviewed campaign officials under one major condition: the press office has veto power over what statements can be quoted and attributed by name. Most reporters, desperate to pick the brains of the president’s top strategists, grudgingly agree. After the interviews, they review their notes, check their tape recorders and send in the juiciest sound bites for review. The verdict from the campaign — an operation that prides itself on...
  • Media Sheep Love to Attack Snowball (Palin)

    02/07/2011 10:13:55 AM PST · by kathsua · 5 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 2/07/11 | reasonmclucus
    After the animals took over the farm in George Orwell's "Animal Farm", the pig named "Napoleon" decided to use the sheep to help destroy his rival "Snowball" . For example, he would have them bleat during the speeches of Snowball who was a better public speaker.and had more success in winning public favor. The Democrats' Media Sheep have been treating former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin the same way Napoleon's sheep treated Snowball. They go out of their way to blame her for anything that goes wrong like the recent shooting in Tucson. In blaming Palin they conveniently ignored the fact...
  • Why Pay for Newspaper Lies?

    11/19/2010 7:30:19 PM PST · by kathsua · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 11/19/10 | reasonmclucus
    Recently published figures indicate newspaper circulation continues to decline. The economy and the Internet certainly play a role in that decline. Another reason may be that people don't see any reason to pay to be lied to about political issues. Many editors and political reporters have ceased being journalists. Most of them have become propagandists for the Democratic Party with a smaller number supporting the Republican Party. Media Democrats seem more inclined to take orders from politicians. Republicans like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity prefer to try to give orders to Republicans. MSNBC recently suspended Keith Olbermann for contributing money...