Annoy the Media: Go Vote And the 'Common Sense Effect'

Today marks the end of one of the most dishonest, relentlessly one-sided campaigns of bias and distortion by the mainstream media in American history.

The latest tactic in this elite media campaign has been to declare the presidential race over in an effort to discourage some voters from going to the polls. After all, if Barack Obama has already won, why should supporters of John McCain even bother to vote?

But this election won’t be ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin
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Subjects: U.S., Politics, Media
Topics: Presidential Election 2008, Media and Politics, John McCain, Obama Administration, Culture Wars
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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Nov 4, 2008 - 11:06 AM PST
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Nov 4, 2008 - 11:06 AM PST

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Derek Hawkins
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by Derek Hawkins - Nov. 4, 2008

Another conservative election piece that I want desperately to appreciate but can't -- not for partisan reasons, but because I find it inaccurate on several counts. The "elite media" that Gingrich lambastes have, from the many articles I've read, dismissed the Bradley Effect as an unlikely scenario, especially these last few weeks. The story from the "Obama partisans" that Gingrich links is from August -- a lifetime ago in an election year. I also find him at fault on his reduction of this election to a referendum on wealth redistribution. This is a woefully oversimplified view and he does not support it with factual or historical evidence. The one part of this piece that has merit for me is his call for McCain supporters, no ... More »

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Nov. 4, 2008

Questionable opinion piece, based on misinformation (eg: 'wealth redistribution' comment) and a counterproductive call to action ('annoy the media').

No matter how hard I try to be impartial, I cannot condone this opinion piece, because it is based on incorrect factual information and it unfairly misleads people to take actions which are uncalled for.

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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - Nov. 4, 2008

I tried to read this but it is not opinion. It is full of nonsense.

This is why Republicans are loosing so bad tonight.

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Rachel Ryall
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by Rachel Ryall - Nov. 4, 2008

The bias of this piece is evident from the start, but it's always good to read thru the bs some stupid people on the right take as fact just to see why they think the way they do.

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Eric Yendall
1.5
by Eric Yendall - Nov. 5, 2008

This is an opinion piece without any analytical or objective merit.

The job of the news media is to expose lies, mis-statements, manipulations, and malpractice. The McCain campaign provided more instances of this than did the Obama campaign. The result is fact not bias.

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