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(American Thinker)   Obviously, the biggest problem for Romney is that he, unlike Obama, does not have the media under his control   (americanthinker.com) divider line 79
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2012-07-25 01:33:07 PM  
Philip Francis Queeg

karnal: Obviously, it is a big deal.....Media Bias can move mountains.

Case in point: back in the 1960s it was the conservative viewpoint that health care was a private service that each person makes up their own mind about. And during this same time, it was the liberals opinion was that the government should provide "some" assistance to "some" of the people.....now, take us forward 40 some years and the entire discussion on health care has moved completely into the liberal left point of view. Over the years the media has moved the discussion of social programs to the left.

Reality has a well known liberal bias



Here is the reality, LBJ was so crooked they had to bury him in a corkscrew casket.
 
2012-07-25 01:34:46 PM  
The politic tab wouldn't be complete if there was not at least 1 greenlight by some right wing douche whining about the left-wing-lame-stream-mass-media-drive-by-media-liberal-media-conspira cy.
 
2012-07-25 01:37:20 PM  

Phil Moskowitz: Oh look, and Fark.com is trending downwards on alexa. What a shocker.


Maybe they should derp harder.
 
2012-07-25 01:40:03 PM  
Today, the corporate media, who makes its profit from corporate advertising, has a Liberal bias. Tomorrow, Liberals will be accused of hating evil corporations.
 
2012-07-25 01:41:33 PM  
God, that was some weapons grade derp.
 
2012-07-25 01:46:37 PM  
Yep, which is why for about 3 years, the "liberal media" reported as fact an insane and infantile conspiracy theory about the president's birthplace put forth solely by white supremacists without a shred of evidence to support it...
 
2012-07-25 01:50:58 PM  
Is this just a game to see how many unfounded conspiracy theories you can get people to believe? A game whose outcome can decide elections?
 
2012-07-25 01:51:21 PM  
A huge part of a campaign is how well the candidate gets along with journalists assigned to cover him. Bush Jr. benefitted tremendously from that in 2000. Carter in '76, Obama in 2008. Old, creaky candidates tend to not. It's funny that even though Washington reporters are the snootiest of Regular Joes, Romney can't connect with them.
In general, the media doesn't pick one side over the other. Both candidates have the opportunity to woo their respective press corps.
 
2012-07-25 01:53:47 PM  
Hmmm, let's see who is in favor of Obama? CNN, abc, NBC, CBS, msnbc, New York Times, 90% of Hollywood and college professors. Who is for Romney? FNC, NY Post, and talk radio. Seems right to me. Amazing.
 
2012-07-25 01:59:44 PM  

darkedgefan: Hmmm, let's see who is in favor of Obama? CNN, abc, NBC, CBS, msnbc, New York Times, 90% of Hollywood and college professors. Who is for Romney? FNC, NY Post, and talk radio. Seems right to me. Amazing.


Right. Remember that time that CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC and the New York Times refused to report on birtherism because it was a baseless conspiracy theory put forth solely by white supremecists?

Me neither.
 
2012-07-25 02:00:16 PM  
Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.
 
2012-07-25 02:05:31 PM  

Bob16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.


So your answer is to give Bush's policies a third term? Sorry, I'll take slow growth over recession any day of the week.
 
2012-07-25 02:10:25 PM  

udhq: darkedgefan: Hmmm, let's see who is in favor of Obama? CNN, abc, NBC, CBS, msnbc, New York Times, 90% of Hollywood and college professors. Who is for Romney? FNC, NY Post, and talk radio. Seems right to me. Amazing.

Right. Remember that time that CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC and the New York Times refused to report on birtherism because it was a baseless conspiracy theory put forth solely by white supremecists?

Me neither.


It's like that time when they all ignored the Tea Party protests and then gave immediate across the board coverage to the Occupy protests.

/maybe MSNBC needed to organize and sponsor their grassroots movement for them
//MSNBC Occupy Wall St® featuring Rachel Maddow!
 
2012-07-25 02:10:31 PM  

Philip Francis Queeg: FTFA: The range of birther claims, from questions on the authenticity of the posted certificate to authorship of Obama's autobiographies, actually have both facts and credible authorities to back them up. The investigations by Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Cold Case Posse and author Jack Cashill immediately come to mind.


Damn, that's funny! Who says conservatives don't do comedy well?


Jack Cashill was the idiot who was claiming that all of Obama's family photos were faked, by showing the Obama-less "originals." Unfortunately, he forgot to shoop out his knees.

mediamatters.org
 
2012-07-25 02:31:38 PM  
The media that refuses to call him out on every single lie, half-truth, misleading quote, and fallacy that pours from his mouth? Yeah, they're clearly in the pocket of Big Obama.

FlashHarry: aaaand green. great.


Hey, they've gotta keep the Right-Wing Persecution Complex alive and well in these trying times.
 
2012-07-25 02:33:19 PM  

Bob16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.


I had drafted a two paragraph lengthy well-thought out response but then I deleted it because your position is stupid.
 
2012-07-25 03:04:45 PM  

Boxcutta: Bob16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.

I had drafted a two paragraph lengthy well-thought out response but then I deleted it because your position is stupid.


Also, mostly off-topic.
 
2012-07-25 03:07:48 PM  

Sgt Otter: Philip Francis Queeg: FTFA: The range of birther claims, from questions on the authenticity of the posted certificate to authorship of Obama's autobiographies, actually have both facts and credible authorities to back them up. The investigations by Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Cold Case Posse and author Jack Cashill immediately come to mind.


Damn, that's funny! Who says conservatives don't do comedy well?

Jack Cashill was the idiot who was claiming that all of Obama's family photos were faked, by showing the Obama-less "originals." Unfortunately, he forgot to shoop out his knees.

[mediamatters.org image 478x321]


As a working professional graphic designer, how anyone with a halfway functioning set of eyes is willing to claim that image as an "original" is beyond me. That is such a shiatty clone stamp job. You can see the textures on the right repeating themselves like it was a goddamn Nintendo game, circa '88.
 
2012-07-25 03:40:59 PM  
Fox News has actually stated they only broadcast about 1 1/2 hours of "news during a broadcast day. The rest is "political commentary" Its up to you to figure out whats commentary and when the news starts. I would honostly like to hear from a Republican why they believe Fox News cannot get a broadcast licence in Canada.
 
2012-07-25 03:55:57 PM  

Bob16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.


I just released an enormous fart. It was exactly as useful and on-topic as this post.
 
2012-07-25 04:22:02 PM  

thurstonxhowell: b16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.

I just released an enormous fart. It was exactly as useful and on-topic as this post.


I think it's a precursor to your own American Thinker article.
 
2012-07-25 05:53:35 PM  

Empty Matchbook: The media that refuses to call him out on every single lie, half-truth, misleading quote, and fallacy that pours from his mouth? Yeah, they're clearly in the pocket of Big Obama.

FlashHarry: aaaand green. great.

Hey, they've gotta keep the Right-Wing Persecution Complex alive and well in these trying times.


Brian Ross, anyone?
 
MFL
2012-07-25 06:24:20 PM  
Empty Matchbook Hey, they've gotta keep the Right-Wing Persecution Complex alive and well in these trying times.

sooo.....

The Right wing has a persecution complex because.......the don't want to give more of their assets to liberals that think they are being persecuted because they aren't getting the free stuff they are entitled to because of persecution.

got it.
 
2012-07-25 06:48:12 PM  

MFL: Empty Matchbook Hey, they've gotta keep the Right-Wing Persecution Complex alive and well in these trying times.

sooo.....

The Right wing has a persecution complex because.......the don't want to give more of their assets to liberals that think they are being persecuted because they aren't getting the free stuff they are entitled to because of persecution.

got it.


No, they've got a persecution complex because they seem to believe that "freedom" is a one-way street.
 
2012-07-25 06:53:29 PM  
Everyone missed the obvious irony in the fact that Mitt Romney's Bain Capital has an ownership stake in CLEAR CHANNEL?!?!?!
 
2012-07-25 07:04:39 PM  
I have no problem with Republicans continuing to believe this is Romney's biggest challenge.
 
2012-07-25 08:51:35 PM  
Stupid (Adjective) (Verb)-ing Obama (Noun)
 
2012-07-26 01:31:38 AM  

karnal: Obviously, it is a big deal.....Media Bias can move mountains.

Case in point: back in the 1960s it was the conservative viewpoint that health care was a private service that each person makes up their own mind about. And during this same time, it was the liberals opinion was that the government should provide "some" assistance to "some" of the people.....now, take us forward 40 some years and the entire discussion on health care has moved completely into the liberal left point of view. Over the years the media has moved the discussion of social programs to the left.


In karnal's universe, Obama's health care plan is further to the left of Teddy Kennedy's plan from the 60's. Also, the sky is plaid, Obama was secretly born on Mars, and Sarah Palin has more functioning brain cells than fingers.
 
2012-07-26 01:35:38 AM  

Bob16: Just released new home sales figures. Down 8.4 percent. Last week existing home sales figures released. Down 5.5 percent. Yet another recovery summer that in reality is missing the recovery. Face it. Obama is a disaster. Bush was so bad that you can be better than him and still be a failure.



Obama's disaster? WE have no idea what Obama might have done if the right-trash army hadn't worked so hard to destroy any real progress he night have made.
 
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