Media Tries To Manufacture International Incident, Blames Romney. It's Bull Shit.

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    The headlines scream that Romney is questioning London's readiness but when you read the story it's no different than what they've been saying about the Olympics for the last month. Problems have arisen and Romney said earlier this month they are disconcerting.

    If you read only the headline you'd think this was a big deal. Turns out it isn't.

    However CNN is trying to make it look like a major tiff between the British Prime-minister and Mitt Romney. It is nothing of the sort.

    Romney said that every Olympics has problems, but once the games start and the athletes begin to compete things tend to smooth out. If you didn't know better you'd think Romney and the Brits were fighting. That is if you're one of the few that still watches CNN. I was watching their coverage of it and wondering what in the hell was going on. So when I got home this evening I looked up Drudge, and even they made a big deal about it. Reading deeper into the story I see nothing about the Brits being pissed. Nothing.

    Looks like Obama's slobbering media is trying to manufacture a controversy. Don't fall for it.

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    Why would the Brits be pissed? There is nothing there to be pissed about.
     
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    Course not.

    But that didn't prevent CNN for saying they were.

    This is what the media will do if Romney wins. He will get no fair coverage.
     
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    Fascinating. Logic would conclude the media is highly desperate to turn any non issue into a huge rift so they can declare Romney is not qualified to be president.
     
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    I think they're desperate to get everyone off of Obama's "You didn't build that" speech.
     
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    I think Romney stepped in it, but I don't think this rises to the level of international incident. All he had to do was make nice, instead he got technical, trying to impress everybody. Foolish, but I don't think most Brits are all that outraged, nor do I think many of them will vote in November.
     
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    The Drudge report made a big deal out of it but it's cool....But CNN did it and it's not cool. Riiiiight.

    Is anyone surprised at the obligatory "it didnt happen" thread?
     
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    That fucking media! They manage to make my hero Mitt Romney look like a jerk-off no matter how presidential he is! Fucking media.
     
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    This is nothing like the right wing media taking Obama's supposed "you didn't build that" comment way out of context and blowing that way out of proportion. Not that I really care what the entertainment news tries to blow out of proportion, but isn't the correct reason for the right whining because the left's media used the right's favorite trick against them?

    the more whining there is about the media the more the right seems like a spoiled brat trying to pretend they didn't do anything wrong because everyone else is doing it?
     
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    Did I say Drudge did a good thing?

    No. Drudge blasted the headline.......maybe they just wanted a big story, but it fizzles when you read it. The page they linked to was a Brit news outlet and they didn't have anything good to say about Romney. Even floated a rumor or two just to make him look bad.

    However, CNN is taking it the extra mile and manufacturing a controversy that doesn't exist.
     

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