« UNL "Ayers" in Judgment, but Ultimately Rescinds Invitation [Vinnie, on behalf of Merri] | Main | Saturday Night Poetry Slam [Nice Deb] »
October 18, 2008

Media Bias #780,098,976,5... eh fuckit

The Week is an OK read. It's a digest that pulls from a lot of sources. Lefty-tilty, but they do allow the cons to get their shots in, too.

Check out this bit on this season's voter fraud.
It's short. A lot has been left out of the article, but it is a thin weekly publication, after all. A full rundown would fill a tome. This was maybe the top half of the page in their small mag.

The first half of the article lists legitimate fraud concerns and Obama's ties to ACORN. The rest of the article bats those concerns down.

The press always pushes this tiresome line that Mickey Mouse and Mary Poppins will never show up to actually vote. They never mention that filing a false registration is still a crime.

And man oh man, they never mention that the traditional object of filing multiple thousands of false registrations is to overwhelm the poll workers who check those registrations. Therefore creating opportunities for bad actors.

Articles in The Week are by necessity short, but explaining these concepts would have required little text.

What sentence was deemed indispensible?

It’s all part of “the Republicans’ concept of democracy,” said Joel McNally in the Madison, Wis., Capital Times. “The original idea of our Founding Fathers was to limit voting to white, male property owners.” The GOP, it seems, still resents that those halcyon days are over.

Emphasis me. That's the last line in the article. The parting shot.

You will note that it is not in quotes. That appears to have come directly from the so-called journalist. The gal or guy who is supposed to simply report what other people do and say.

The journalist is not paraphrasing Mr. McNally, either. Here is the article the quote comes from. Fourth paragraph from the bottom.

Obviously this crap happens all the time, everywhere. But it's good to point it out for our special friends in the media every once in a while, just to let them know that we do notice when they do it, and we have for years and years.

See, the problem with you journos is; even when you're supposed to be presenting both sides, you just can't help yourselves. You just have to piss off half your audience by insulting their intelligence and calling them all racists.



What's up guys? How's your Saturday night going, eh? I'm about to switch to alcohol and head for the porch for a smoke.

If any trolls show up, have Geezer call me on the cell.

digg this
posted by Laura. at 08:31 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Village Idiot's Apprentice [/s] [/b] [/i]: "Is it possible to impeach former Secretary of Stat ..."

Jean: "Thenceforth, the Hunter of Biden ventured forth un ..."

torabora : "They better start lying about Shit For Brains appr ..."

[/i][/s][/b][/u]blaster: "[i]369 Two people won the $1B Mega Millions. Check ..."

Village Idiot's Apprentice [/s] [/b] [/i]: "Salty!!!! ..."

Justsayin': " Plus even that ginger twat, Traitor Roberts, migh ..."

NaCly Dog: "Good morning! Let's smile & be happy & strike ..."

m: "367 If nothing else this group has a very large li ..."

Modern Day Gospel : " Whereupon Joe of the Biden sayeth to the assembl ..."

Captain Hate Won't Forget Ashli Babbitt : "[i]Concur. If you learn anything at all from our L ..."

Deep State 910: "I just saw the Bernie memes and am busy laughing m ..."

LeftCoast Dawg: "285 George Soros is 90 and alive and kicking. Pos ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64