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3 Democrat scandals, 3 MSM cover ups

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posted on May, 28 2010 @ 07:24 AM
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Has anyone else noticed how the MSM is working overtime to downplay all the scandals in the Democrat party lately? You have Blumenthal lying about his military service, but apparently nobody cares. You have an illegal bribe from the white house and a confession, but still the media runs distraction. Then on top of all that Obama has not taken a leadership roll in the oil spill and yet he still gets a pass!

At what point do people realize that we basically have state run propaganda for media now? Are you all starting to see that Bush wasn't near as bad as the media made him out to be? If a Republican had lied about his military service, do you think the media would have given him a pass? Do you think they would be content to ignore a bribe scandal from the white house?

Also, a little truth from the RINO Joe Scarborough:





posted on May, 28 2010 @ 11:34 AM
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I think less and less of us actually watch that garbage.

Check out submedia.tv



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 12:46 PM
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Originally posted by Rowsdowerr
At what point do people realize that we basically have state run propaganda for media now?


"Now"? The media has been spewing the government's official story for AT LEAST 10 years now. All through the Bush era, they never asked him the tough questions and gave him a pass on everything!



Are you all starting to see that Bush wasn't near as bad as the media made him out to be?


Bush was MUCH worse than the media made him out to be!




If a Republican had lied about his military service, do you think the media would have given him a pass? Do you think they would be content to ignore a bribe scandal from the white house?


These aren't being ignored! There is no "pass". I've seen Blumenthal on the news just about every day. Just yesterday, on MSNBC, no less. Chris Matthews has blasted him many times. What are you talking about?

The whole bribe thing is in the news, too. I don't know what you're watching, but these stories are NOT being ignored.

Watch LINK TV

The whole Democrat/Republican thing is getting VERY old!


[edit on 5/28/2010 by Benevolent Heretic]



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 12:47 PM
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What are you talking about? I heard about all the stories you mentioned on CNN.

If you are trolling for flags and stars from the Right; you should get plenty as any thread trashing the MSM is quite popular with the Beck, Rush, Sean crowd.





[edit on 28-5-2010 by whaaa]



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 02:06 PM
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What are you talking about? I heard about all the stories you mentioned on CNN.


On CNN they have been running cover in the cases of all these stories. With Blumenthal they highlighted his veteran support, instead of beating him down with the fact he lied about service. In the case of Obama, they have been repeating what Obama says as fact instead of pushing the issue of an investigation. In every case Obama or the Democrat is presumed to be the victim of evil GOP fishing expeditions. Quite a change form the non-stop Bush/GOP bashing of the last 8 years.

reply to post by Benevolent Heretic
 



"Now"? The media has been spewing the government's official story for AT LEAST 10 years now. All through the Bush era, they never asked him the tough questions and gave him a pass on everything!


Nothing but revisionist history from the biggest anti-Bush, Pro-Obama shill on the forums.

The MSM was relentless against Bush and the Republicans all through the last 8 years and continue to be, even after the Democrats have been in charge since 2006. Anybody who believes the MSM gave Bush " a pass" , is definitely drinking some spiked kool-aid. A simple search of your post history proves that.


These aren't being ignored! There is no "pass". I've seen Blumenthal on the news just about every day. Just yesterday, on MSNBC, no less. Chris Matthews has blasted him many times. What are you talking about?


Just because the media reports that everyone supports him, it isn't the same as a nightly drumbeat to discredit Republicans that you usually see from the media. We all know that if he were a Republican, his career would be over. much like Philip Caputo, who was savaged in the media for lying about his Vietnam service.


The whole bribe thing is in the news, too. I don't know what you're watching, but these stories are NOT being ignored.


I didn't say ignored, I said covered up. When Republicans are in charge, they're job is to destroy them. When Democrats are in power, the media's job seems to be to down play all scandals involving Democrats. We've seen it over and over again with tis administration.

This is all rich coming from you, someone who posted about every single negative story ever put out about Bush or Republicans.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 02:30 PM
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the thing about msm 'news', it seems they dont report on anything if theres nothing 'there' to report on.

take the SESTAK CRISIS. Theres only one msm reporting continuously on this, to its detriment, because theres no 'there' there.

If someone had a big scoop on this administration, their carrers would be well rewarded, but we the scoop is a dud, well, they should just let it be.

I think there hasnt been enough time for Pres. Obama to build up the kind of widespread hate and contempt that Bush had/has, but give him time, he might fulfill.

But it would have to be big, kinda like the deficit the Rep. left for the current admin.

POLITIC = POLY meaning many, TIC blood sucking animal



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 02:41 PM
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I think there hasnt been enough time for Pres. Obama to build up the kind of widespread hate and contempt that Bush had/has, but give him time, he might fulfill.


The MSM was instigating hatred towards Bush from the start. He was "selected not elected" remember? There were huge protests at his inauguration that the MSM was hyping and supporting from the beginning.

This isnt about Bush though. Its about an MSM that spends most of its time slandering Obama's critics as racists or extremists. We're talking about an MSM that is pretty open about wanting to make "Obama a successful president". We're talking about an MSM that manufactured outrage over policies that they now support under Obama.


take the SESTAK CRISIS. Theres only one msm reporting continuously on this, to its detriment, because theres no 'there' there.


You're only saying that because the administration and the media keep repeating it as fact. Why weren't you people saying this when the media and Democrats were going crazy over Bush's attorney firings? Why weren't you going this nuts over that stupid Plame BS that never went anywhere after 4 years of non-stop brow beating?

It only seems to matter if left wingers in the media deem it so.

[edit on 28-5-2010 by Rowsdowerr]



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 02:56 PM
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I think you have mistaken me for a 'leftist'.

Although my views are probably more liberal than conservative, I voted for Bush the first time (as much as I hate to admit).

There just isnt anything of import to discuss.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 02:58 PM
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There just isnt anything of import to discuss.


What exactly are you basing this on? Everything about this is shady. You cant seriously believe it wouldn't be a story if this were the Bush admin.

By the way, I'm no conservative.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 03:00 PM
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Hmmm....MSNBC mentioned all three things, in just the last 20 minutes. Then again, they are a liberal....oh wait a minute. I guess maybe you should ask why FOX is not covering them enough for you.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 03:28 PM
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Originally posted by Rowsdowerr
Anybody who believes the MSM gave Bush " a pass" , is definitely drinking some spiked kool-aid. A simple search of your post history proves that.


You seem to be quite "stuck" on MY posting history. I don't get the connection between MY posts and the MSM's portrayal of the president.They have nothing to do with each other. But whatever.

I remember the media coverage of Bush being seen as the hero of 9/11 and knight in shining armor who started 2 wars (based on lies), he abused our military, but the media portrayed him as a strong Commander in Chief, protecting our country from ter'rists. Mission Accomplished... and on and on.

There's NO difference between the media's coverage of the president then and now. At least I can see that.



When Republicans are in charge, they're job is to destroy them. When Democrats are in power, the media's job seems to be to down play all scandals involving Democrats. We've seen it over and over again with tis administration.


I think you need to remove your blinders.



This is all rich coming from you, someone who posted about every single negative story ever put out about Bush or Republicans.


Again, my posting history has NOTHING to do with the media's coverage of the president.



Originally posted by K J Gunderson
Hmmm....MSNBC mentioned all three things, in just the last 20 minutes.


Yes, OP, perhaps you're watching the wrong new channels. Maybe you should try MSNBC to hear the dirt on the president that you're so craving.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 03:32 PM
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Fox is covering it enough for EVERYBODY, three times over.

I just dont give too much credence to a news organiztion that has a show called....

SPECIAL REPORT....SPECIAL REPORT....SPECIAL REPORT

ALERT......ALERT......ALERT.....ALERT

I remember a time when actuall y seeing the words SPECIAL REPORT meant something had actually happened, not that one politician offered another politician a job.

How many politicians accept 'bribes' everyday?(oops, sorry, 'contributions').

It simply isnt news, it is accepted practice, and sad to say that.
Not something to loose any sleep over.



posted on May, 28 2010 @ 06:11 PM
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Surprisingly, on CNN today they (like Scarborough) reported on their lack of consistency.

CNN's Henry Sees Obama Moment that Would've Driven Media Mockery of Bush


Interesting, a little while ago, I mentioned this tar in my hand – the oil and the sand mixed up. Some of the comments the President made earlier when walking the beach, there was a reporter from the New York Times saying, “Look, I've seen this tar before on normal beaches even when there's not an oil spill. How do we know this is from the oil spill and not just tar that's washed up? I've even seen it,” the reporter said, “it's even popped up in my bathing suit.”

And the President made a little joke, saying “I want to hear a little bit more about that tar in your bathing suit, maybe we'll hear about that sometime.” Which is just an offhand moment. Don't want to make too big of a deal out of it. But if George W. Bush had made a comment like that along the beach after Katrina, you can imagine the kind of criticism he might get. And I think those kind of little moments can trip a President up when they're trying to send the message that “I get it, I'm here to feel your pain.” And then there are these little moments that might take you off that stride, just ever so slightly.


This reminds me of how the MSM ignored the Edwards scandal as long as they could, then a year later reported on how they ignored the story. Thats how these people in the MSM work. They fail to report, or downplay Democrat scandals and then later report on it in order to appear credible.



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