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Elections Do Have Consequences…for the Media

Phillep Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 8:17 PM
Near as I can tell, the news media has always been partisan. What we call "muck raking" today was "business as normal" back then. What they called muck raking then, hooooo boy. People today could not handle that sort of thing. The news media that supported the Republican Party gradually faded out, and only the leftoid socialists are still in print. For now.

It’s a common refrain from the victor: elections have consequences. The victor then goes on to claim a mandate to do A or Z. It’s par for the course. The real question is whether elections have consequences for the media. As it turns out, the answer appears to be yes.

On a whole host of issues, the mainstream media’s reporting seems to have a bit more balance, at least compared to the pre-election coverage of some of the campaign’s most important issues.

The left will dismiss this as conservative sour grapes, but ask yourself whether you saw, heard or...