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September 25, 2013

Media Which Wetted Its Panties Over Wendy Davis Has Not a Good Thing to Say About Ted Cruz


We're still pretending, right?

Right.

Via Hot Air, even Politico, as AllahPundit says, sometimes is forced to acknowledge the smell of partisan farts.

From Politico:

When a Democrat like Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis filibusters against abortion restrictions, she is elevated to hero status, her tennis shoes become totems. When Sen. Cruz grandstands against Obamacare, he is a laughingstock in the eyes of many journalists on Twitter, an “embarrassment” in the eyes of The New York Times editorial board…

These portrayals may be accurate or inaccuarate — Cruz certainly has an elitist strain and he certainly has political ambitions. But that’s not the point: the point is that the coverage of Cruz has been critical, and in some cases unforgiving, from the outset. At least initially, Davis wasn’t viewed through a critical lens at all. Her willingness to stand for eleven hours was evidence of the American dream in action. Period.

Elitism is now a sin among the Credentialed Set? Well knock me over with a feather.

Yeah, Ted Cruz is an elitist. He's a self-made man who went to the country's most elite school (Princeton) and then the country's most elite law school (Harvard).

I'm sorry if this bothers the Bennington College Media. You know, expensive private schools which aren't really very selective or exclusive, except for the "expensive" part.


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