April 13, 2015

Fox's Neil Cavuto and The Media Research Center's Brent Bozell are very unhappy with the media's treatment of the current members of the GOP 2016 clown car, compared to what Bozell called "giddy" coverage Hillary Clinton.

After showing some clips of various media outlets' coverage of Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, and comparing that to some snippets of their coverage of Hillary Clinton's announcement, Bozell was just horrified that the media would use these terms to describe Ted Cruz: scary, dangerous, slimy, firebrand, extremist, hardline, stupid, uppity loudmouth, demagogue and flamethrower.

I hate to break it to them, but when it comes to wingnut Tailgunner Cruz, those terms are accurate. And Rand Paul and his flip flopping has been causing him most of the trouble he's had in recent weeks. For the most part his interviews have been nothing but softballs lobbed at him and Paul being allowed to lie without being challenged as we saw this weekend with CNN's Dana Bash, and CBS' Bob Schieffer.

Of course their solution for all of the GOP candidates is to simply stay in the Fox/right-wing media bubble and then they won't have to worry about anyone pointing out that most of the Republican candidates are so far to the right they've driven off a cliff. Good luck with that. I hope they take your advice and we'll see how that works out for them. If there's one way to get the self-absorbed Villagers in our corporate media mad at you, it's snubbing them. Most of them don't worry much about reporting the truth, but they do care about access.


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