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Could Ronald Reagan Get Elected Today?

PMcQB Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 10:00 AM
Could Reagan get elected today? Unfortunately,no. Main reason? Media. It is an undisputable fact that the vast majority of media outlets protect liberals and attack conservatives. And just as much of their bias is in what they choose NOTas it is what they DO cover. The world has seen this before - Pravda/Tass
PMcQB Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 10:05 AM
Good example - The school paper where I work in it's post-election coverage:

"...89% of Romney's supporters were white non-hispanics."

While this may be true, it is misleading when it stands on its own context. What the article DID NOT mention was that 94-95% of blacks voted for obama. Classic case of pick and choose by media.
PMcQB Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 10:01 AM
Typo: "...NOT to cover..."

Popular theory suggests Reagan was too moderate for today’s GOP, but the experts disagree.


From Townhall Magazine's November Perspectives by Kyle Bonnell:

Questioning Ronald Reagan’s electability in today’s political environment has become a preoccupation of today’s liberals. As this story goes, Ronald Reagan was too moderate and compromising for the tea party-infested, intransigent and ideologically rigid Republican Party. But is it true?

Not according to Edwin Meese, President Reagan’s Attorney General.

“If you look at his...

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