Tag: Media Bias

The Delivery Presents – Lost, In My Eyes.

The Delivery Presents – Lost, In My Eyes.

| May 26, 2010 | 1 Reply

I decided to run the whole show solo this week, which means that Episode 40 is freewheeling and just a little bit ranty. I do think I got the balance between bloviation and entertainment balanced well enough, though. The chatroom folks seemed to like how it came off. I think we’ve come up with a […]

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Excuse Me, New Jersey, Can I Borrow Your Governor A While?

Excuse Me, New Jersey, Can I Borrow Your Governor A While?

| May 14, 2010 | 3 Replies

I wonder if Chris Christie wouldn’t mind serving as Governor of Maryland, too. I mean, just listen to him take a horribly-biased question and yank it right the heck out of the park. Dave Weigel, the guy the Washington Post sent forth to tell their readers all about those strange and vicious creatures known as […]

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The Unbearable Blindness of Bias (or, Why Jake Tapper Could Use a Few Conservative Coworkers)

The Unbearable Blindness of Bias (or, Why Jake Tapper Could Use a Few Conservative Coworkers)

| May 3, 2010 | Reply

I have oft opined that left-wing media bias is much less the “Oooooo! I hates me some conservatives” variety and much more the kind of bias where journalists live in a left-wing echo chamber where they can count the number of real conservative friends and associates they have on the fingers of half of one […]

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Oh Noes! It’s the Arizona Gestapo!

Oh Noes! It’s the Arizona Gestapo!

| April 27, 2010 | 3 Replies

There is a lot of misinformation flying around the internet and the television airwaves about Arizona’s new immigration-enforcement law. Here are some of the things I’ve heard, or have been told, in the past two days. AZ police officers can approach anyone they want and demand “papers” from them. AZ police officers now have a […]

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The Ambinderable Lightness of Empiricism

The Ambinderable Lightness of Empiricism

| April 26, 2010 | 1 Reply

I’ve never had a real problem with anything Marc Ambinder has written at The Atlantic until this truly odd piece called “Have Conservatives Gone Mad?”. Ambinder’s point is that conservatives have thrown away any pretense of being reasonable people whose arguments are based in empiricism. His anchor paragraph, however, stopped me cold. Mainstream conservative voices […]

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If Only We Tea Partiers Were Illegal Immigrants…

If Only We Tea Partiers Were Illegal Immigrants…

| April 26, 2010 | Reply

Somehow I don’t think we’ll be seeing two weeks’ worth of MSM hand-wringing over the violence displayed by the oh-so-tolerant left in these marches. It’s funny to me that after working itself into a panic attack over the Tea Party marches where there were no acts of violence, the MSM will turn an entirely sympathetic […]

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It’s Not That They’re Flacks for the Administration…

It’s Not That They’re Flacks for the Administration…

| April 18, 2010 | 3 Replies

I may have to start a category under “Media Bias” just for the various media companies owned by General Electric, which, by some happy coincidence, managed to pay no US taxes this past year despite receiving a $140 billion gift from the administration. That may be coincidence, but two incidents this week from GE-paid reporters […]

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Is Rick Sanchez Really A Clever Form of Corporate Sabotage?

Is Rick Sanchez Really A Clever Form of Corporate Sabotage?

| April 16, 2010 | 5 Replies

I’m convinced that CNN is being actively sabotaged by a mole on its Board of Directors. How else can I explain why Rick Sanchez still has his own show even though thin-skinned, partisan, condescending ignorance is driving away viewers so fast that if you listen patiently toward Atlanta, you can hear their little sonic booms? If CNN was […]

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Morals? Ethics? Not in the MSM’s Dictionary.

Morals? Ethics? Not in the MSM’s Dictionary.

| April 11, 2010 | 1 Reply

What it is we expect from our major media outlets? Integrity? Consistency? Professionalism? Ethics? Yeah, don’t hold your breath, folks. We’re talking about the industry in which utter fictions can run around for weeks as facts without retraction even though the only sources for the story were the aggrieved parties themselves.

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The Heart of Darkness Came to Nevada, And So Did the Croc Hunters

The Heart of Darkness Came to Nevada, And So Did the Croc Hunters

| March 29, 2010 | Reply

Sarah Palin came to Nevada and Stacy McCain was there to document the angry mobs full of angry spitting racists whom she led in various anti-gay chants against Manly-Man Barney Frank. To read some of the commentary, you’d think the authors were sailing down a gloomy river in search of an ivory trader named Kurtz […]

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