The Intrinsically Biased Liberal Mass Media Shows Itself for What It Is

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    1) Remember when Senator Trent Lott caused a fire storm over his lauding of Strom Thurmond? Remember the moral indignation of liberals of all colors- especially the Congressional Black Caucus- when Lott praised Thurmond, even saying that America would have been better off if Ol' Strom would have been elected President?

    Well, recently Connecticut Senator, Christopher Dodd made very similar comments about West Virginia Senator, Robert Byrd. He said that Robert Byrd would have been right on our founding, the writing of the Constitution, the great conflict of the Civil War, and many other periods in our nation's history. Matter of fact, Dodd said that he could not think of a "single moment in this nation's 220-plus year history when he[Byrd] would NOT have been a valuable asset."

    Facts:
    Bobby Byrd once was a proud member of the KKK.
    Byrd was a segregationist.
    Byrd voted against the 1964 civil rights bill.
    As late as a couple of years ago, Byrd, whatever the context, was STILL using the word "Ni__er."

    This doesn't even cover the fact that Byrd is a demagogue who has turned his state into a wasteland of pork & socialism.

    What makes these two incidents similar? The two senators in question praised men who have been NOTHING but divisive to this country & supported hate & fear over progress.

    The difference?
    It seems that the liberal mass media, the Congressional Black Caucus, and liberals, en masse, seem to be giving Dodd a free pass.

    Dodd, himself, called for Lott to step down from his position of power on the heels of his comments about Thurmond. Yet, somehow I doubt that he, Dodd, will either accept responsibility for his comments or resign from his position of power from any committees on which he serves.

    2) In the most recent tumult at the Times, a New York Times entertainment reviewer was shocked when he found his review of a Broadway show had been altered. Describing a terrible show, which played up how wonderful it is to embrace life, his term "pro-life" had been changed to "anti-choice" by a low-level editor. Not only did it erroneously alter the intent of his usage of the term, it showed the subconscious liberal agenda & the worshipping of political correctness at the Times.

    Now, if these two incidents would have transpired AND been completely explored & exposed by the LMM, they STILL would have been disturbing. However, the fact that they took place and were IGNORED by the liberal mass media nearly makes their "cover-up" an intellectual & journalistic crime.


    Yeah, I guess it's only going to get worse when they REALLY try to get Kerry elected....though they will fail and fail MISERABLY!
     
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    The media is so liberal, it makes me sick. During Gavin Newsom's reign of the People's Republic of San Francisco, CNN, NBC, ABC, etc. kept showing pictures of happy, (supposedly) married people and quoting people who compared it to Rosa Parks and calling it a "great victory for civil rights." Maybe 1/10 of the article would bring attention to the fact that a recently enacted law, passed by popular vote, prohibited gay marriage in California.

    When the ACLU was ruled against when trying to prevent Boy Scouts from leasing public land, they then went behind the judge's back and sued L.A. The city council settled for millions. The only place I heard this story was on the O'Reilly factor.

    On a scale of 1-10, 1 being most conservative and 10 being most liberal, here's how I'd rate the news sources I get.

    CNN - 7
    NBC, ABC, CBS - 8
    NPR - 9.5
    New York Times - 10
    Fox News - 5 (mostly impartial)
    Bill O'Reilly (radio and tv) - 4
    Glenn Beck - 3
    Rush Limbaugh - 1
    Wall Street Journal - 3.5
    Local News (NW Arkansas) - 5
    U of A school newspaper - 7
    Arkansas Democrat Gazette - 9

    The kind of spin I get on these things is unbelievable. I mean, I have to listen to Rush Limbaugh every day just to counteract the spin I get from all the liberal bias in mass media, and he's a wacko.
     
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    Hobbit-

    Very good points, but you went astray on a couple of points:

    1) NPR- which I love- is not NEARLY as pinko commie lib as the big 3 networks.

    2) Rush is NOT a wacko! He is the hammer to the head of liberalism, the truth in the face of lies, & the reason we even HAVE a fu*king voice!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Neither Trent Lott nor Robert Byrd would today stand up for the white race. That makes them both traitors in my book.
     
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    (ZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!)

    I'm sorry, did anybody ELSE hear or see the short bus go by?
     
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    Uh-Trent Lott's ordeal was ridiculous! I still can't believe it-I mean,he didn't even do anything! It was obvious that he was humoring an old man. C'mon,please. You have to see how bad it was what they did to this man! It was a convenient excise to pick on him. Of course they aren't picking on the Democrat-they don't do anything wrong. They would never ever be rascist.

    I think Fox news is the best media outlet to get fair news. I've seen a lot of them point out a lot of good valid points,and good things Bush has done.
     
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    Yes. I was standing on the corner, and I tried waving to you, but you were wearing your colorblind conservative helmet and drooling, so I guess you didn't see me wave.
     
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    There is NO liberal media bias. The media reports whatever will sell newspapers or get you to watch TV. This a myth that has been drilled into your heads by people like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. Then you all had a conniption fit when Bernie "disgruntled employee" Goldberg's fiction book came out. If you want to see spin in the news, watch Fox News Channel, read the Washington Times and the Wall Street Journal, and listen to Limbaugh and Hannity. Papers like the New York Times at least try to be objective.

    Want more proof, check out this link:http://www.journalism.org/resources/research/reports/campaign2000/lastlap/default.asp

    This shows that during the 2000 election campaign George Bush got FAVORABLE coverage from the so-called "Liberal media" This is a study from an independent group working at the highly respected Columbia School of Journalism.

    The media reported the Lott story because it sold papers and got people to watch TV. The Dodd comments were far less inflammatory (I mean come on, compare saying that Byrd was an asset however long, to saying we would've been better off with a segregationist president who frequently used the "N word" in public speeches). Robert Byrd has apologized for his involvement in the KKK and for his vote on the Civil Rights bill. Strom Thurmond (may he rest in peace) never did either of these.

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