Those of you liberal/Obamatron/Democrat supporters WILL NOT agree with this but those of you that THINK you are independent this is for you... The primary cause for gridlock and tremendous political divisiveness in our country has been the extreme media bias that favors liberal/Democrat ideology. The liberal/Democratic/progressive ideology though BY it's very inherent requirement of dependency on a centralized government intrusiveness though assures it's failure as a ideology! The shear weight of complete dependency on a elite few that incestuously continue tired old memes, plans, agenda MEANS destruction of a society! And one of the tools of the liberal/progressive/Democrats has been the complicity of the mainstream media..MSM! This thread is for those independents that consider themselves "thinkers", rational, and logical in forming opinions which in turn influence your poll responses which in turn influence politicians! CONSIDER that the MSM for the past 30 years or MORE has by their OWN admission been biased in news presentation favoring liberal/democrat ideology and deriding conservatives! To you independents consider these FACTS: 1) Admission by a liberal MSM EDITOR.. Evan Thomas.. " our job is to bash the president, that's what we do." -- Evan Thomas responding to a question on whether the media's unfair to Bush on the TV talk show Inside Washington, February 2, 2007. Newsweek's Evan Thomas: 'Our Job Is To Bash the President' | NewsBusters.org YET this same editor says: "There is a liberal bias. It's demonstrable. You look at some statistics. About 85 percent of the reporters who cover the White House vote Democratic, they have for a long time. There is a, particularly at the networks, at the lower levels, among the editors and the so-called infrastructure, there is a liberal bias.- George W. Bush Transcript AND this same editor said the following gush about Obama... I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the country, above – above the world, he’s sort of God." – "he's sort of God"! Really.. Objective hard newsmagazine editor referring to Obama as a "God"! So here is more proof for you growing number of independents that are coming to understand that: 1) your news content has been biased. 2) It influences your opinion which 3) Influences your responses to polls 4) a politicians read your biased influenced opinion answers! It's that simple! And here are the REAL FACTS.. REAL STATISTICS regard MSM BIAS! KEY FINDINGS: * More than four-fifths of the journalists interviewed voted for the Democratic presidential candidate in every election between 1964 and 1976. * “Fifty-four percent placed themselves to the left of center, compared to only 19 percent who chose the right side of the spectrum,” Lichter and Rothman’s survey of journalists discovered" * “Fifty-six percent said the people they worked with were mostly on the left, and only 8 percent on the right — a margin of seven-to-one.” * Nearly half of the journalists surveyed agreed that “the very structure of our society causes people to feel alienated,” while the authors found “five out of six believe our legal system mainly favors the wealthy.” * 30 percent disagreed that “private enterprise is fair to workers;” 28 percent agreed that “all political systems are repressive.” * 54 percent did not regard adultery as wrong, compared to only 15 percent who regarded it as wrong. * “Ninety percent agree that a woman has the right to decide for herself whether to have an abortion; 79 percent agree strongly with this pro-choice position.” * Majorities of journalists agreed with the statements: “U.S. exploits Third World, causes poverty” (56 percent); and “U.S. use of resources immoral” (57 percent). Three-fourths disagreed that the “West had helped Third World.” Exhibit 1-1: The Media Elite Again.. you independents... consider your biased MSM content influences your opinion, your opinion expressed in polls and politicians read the polls!