The media picking candidates

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    There is one thing every major network in America agrees on, there is no one named Ron Paul running for the nomination anywhere. Jon Stewart gathered a few clips to show just how well organized this bias is.

    The best part is the last one from CNN.

    Indecision 2012 - Corn Polled Edition - Ron Paul & the Top Tier - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 08/15/11 - Video Clip | Comedy Central

    Even Politico has noticed the disconnect.


    Ron Paul remains media poison - Roger Simon - POLITICO.com

    Isn't it wonderful to see an unbiased media at work?
     
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    so true dude

    ron paul is the frontrunner in 2012

    1st second or 3rd in all polls, won cpac 2 yrs in a row yet fox cnn and msnbc wont even mention his name and if they do its to say he is unelectable or that he cant win... BS

    ron paul 2012!!
     
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    "Ron Paul can't win despite polling better than my favored candidate..." in 3...
     
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    I think Rand has better chance at getting to the top job.

    Something about Pa says he;ll never make it.

    I think its his voice, like nails on a electronic chalkboard.
     
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    yea well, it is what it is, if the msm were populated by 80-90% right and fox was left, not a thing would change except the quotient of stories would flip flop from right to left as to per candidate= negative, positive or indifferent but good luck getting anyone to admit it.
     
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    There are a few of us that see it. Bias exists, and always will. What makes it hard for some people to see it is they want to see evidence of a conspiracy. I doubt there is a conspiracy among all the major networks to not mention Ron Paul, yet no one mentions him.
     
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    I am different than most folks when it come to the media. When I see the media suddenly begin to hype Rick Perry all the time it sounds an alarm in my head. What has Rick Perry done other than declare that he will run that puts him up in the top tier? NOTHING. He isn't even popular in his own state. His approval rating is at it's lowest in his career.

    To me this is reason enough by it's self not to vote for Rick Perry. The mainstream media is controlled by the establishment and it's strong endorsement of Perry proves to me that Perry is pro-establishment.

    It's a true tribute to Ron Paul to be where he is today and yet be constantly ignored by the media.
     
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    The sad thing is, this often comes in the form "Ron Paul can't win despite being better than my favored candidate - so get over it."
     
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    So the corporations that own the media outlets on boths sides are skewing the news to favor or disfavor the candidates they approve of?:eusa_shhh:

    Corprations, a.k.a. Big business, is running this upcomming election, bought and sold.
     
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    I dunno. There's probably some of that going on, but I think there's something more subtle is at work.
     

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