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Media Ushers in Cowardly New World

true liberal Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 8:25 AM
The dishonesty of the press leaves us in this lurch. When will the GOP go on the road and show that pay increases for government in a time when the private sector is shedding jobs, cutting hours and cutting pay is inappropriate? When will they take the projected income from the tax increases and show that this is only about 1/10 of what is needed to get to a balanced budget?

What a difference a few month makes.

Last month we were told by a fawning news media how great things were. The economy was a little engine that could.  And the declining unemployment rate was touted in headlines as significant progress toward economic recovery.

Unemployment rate falls to 7.8% in September, reported the Washington Post- a four-year low...”nearly”… whatever “nearly” means.

“The nation’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly four years in September. And unlike some recent declines, this one happened for the right reason: not because people gave up looking for a job, but...