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A Dreadful Media Campaign

Robert 206 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:06 AM
Remember when in the segregationist South white men used to greet young black men with the expletive, "boy"? I'm sure the media never used that slur but that's how they treated him in actuality. He got more passes than the NFL's best wide receiver!

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...