Reporters Know What the 'Voter ID' Push Is Really About. Why Don't They Just Say So?

(Blog Post) Does any journalist who is not an overt shill for the right actually believe that Republicans are pushing voter ID laws because they’re concerned about voter fraud? Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 30, 2012 - 10:27 PM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Jul 31, 2012 - 10:19 AM PDT

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Jack Dinkmeyer
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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Aug. 1, 2012

Although accurate in many aspects, I didn’t rate this story as highly as it deserved because my opinion is reporters are not timid. Rather, reporters have been given their marching orders: either ignore the voter suppression issue or go along with right wing prevaricating rationalizations. If reporters enjoy things like eating and having a roof over their heads, that is. Back in the bad old days, Bushies managed to gather ownership of all media (film, TV, radio, print–everything) centralized under five giant corporations, every one of which is controlled by ultra right wingers who have everything to gain from Republican victories and lots to lose under Democrats (like a strong FCC). Welcome to the largest and greatest ... More »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jul. 31, 2012

the pursuit of this goal ostensibly in the name of voter fraud is an outrageous deception that only works if the press is too timid to call it what it really is. For ... More »

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