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A Dreadful Media Campaign

ericynot Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:54 AM
anti-neo, You are delusional. Gary Johnson ran on the Libertarian ticket. His positions are about 98% identical to Ron Paul's. And he managed to get a whopping 1% of the vote here in hyper-conservative Texas. I was one of the few to vote for him. I too am "anti-neocon", but they pull most of the levers within the Republican Party, and the fact that third-party candidates are not allowed into the debates further exaggerates their power.

Throughout the very long presidential election cycle, two trends remained consistent. The media lauded Obama no matter how horrendous his record, and they savaged Obama's Republican contenders as ridiculous pretenders.

From the start of the Republican race in 2011, every candidate who took the lead took an unfair beating. They even slimed Sarah Palin in case she decided to run. Martin Bashir announced she was "vacuous, crass, and, according to almost every biographer, vindictive, too." Newsweek mocked Michele Bachmann on its cover, making her look pale, confused and nutty, with the headline "The Queen of Rage." Politico and...