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Re-framing The Election

I spent the better part of the week surrounding Election Day on the road, with nothing but talk radio to keep me company. Even on allegedly "neut

I spent the better part of the week surrounding Election Day on the road, with nothing but talk radio to keep me company. Even on allegedly "neutral" news stations, it was interesting to listen to the continual need to spin and compartmentalize the election results to make it more palatable for conservative audiences.

Then bless her little heart, Rachel Maddow came on MSNBC to discuss the election and pointed out what had been truly obvious through all the spin: this election was clearly a vote for progressive values. Note how the anchor repeatedly interrupts Rachel and calls on Armstrong Williams to give the conservative (read: White House) take.


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