We know who’s side the media are on — but does Mitt Romney?
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He should quote the statement about five years ago by Washington Post editor Marie Arana who said, “The elephant in the newsroom is our narrowness…. If you work here, you must be one of us. You must be liberal, progressive, a Democrat. I’ve been in communal gatherings at the Post, watching election returns, and have been flabbergasted to see my colleagues cheer unabashedly for the Democratic candidates.” And he should challenge them to report the stories they now bury, especially about Obama’s past.
It’s an opportunity for Romney to make the media a campaign issue. If he did, he could significantly boost his chances, and those of other Republicans, in November. It would take a courage that no Republican other than Gingrich has had. The anger at the press measured by that old Rasmussen poll hasn’t diminished; it’s grown and will continue to grow in the coming months as the Gatekeeper Media splash every real or imagined Romney misstep across the airwaves and front pages, ignoring whatever could hurt their candidate.
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