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November 22, 2004

Yet Another Liberal Media Type Blames "Bloggers" For the Sins of Left-Wing Bloggers

Repeat after me: the exit poll data was published, and then never retracted nor caveated, by left-wing Wonkette and the amateur leftist Webzine Slate.

Right wing bloggers did note the numbers, of course. But the retractions and caveats came within an hour.

And note that the numbers weren't actually reported by many in the mainstream media, but those numbers were internalized and TV reporters pretty much gave away that Kerry was going to win fairly handily (or so they believed).

At least right-wing bloggers gave the reasons for their thinking, as well as the caveats to the numbers. Seems to me that it's better to err on the side of maximum information.

Why is the liberal media determined to pin the irresponsibility of their fellow liberals -- including even themselves -- on conservatives?

I guess that's a bit of a stumper. Sorry I asked such a difficult question.






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