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Media Research Center 25th Gala a graphic reminder: media bias to cast Romney as loser.
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“I get out of all of these things that many of these candidates would rather take legislation to build a time machine and go back in time to where we had, you know, no women voting, slavery was cool. I mean, it’s just kind of ridiculous.”
Got that? Quite aside from the simple fact that it was all those white liberals who supported slavery, that making sure women had the right to vote was a cornerstone of the Republican Party, and that in fact it was liberal Democrat Woodrow Wilson who resisted women’s suffrage (here being picketed by suffragettes outside the White House, getting with the program only after he felt he was getting bad PR), the ridiculous Mr. Roberts seems to have zero knowledge of American history.
Does anyone really think Roberts will be fair to Mitt Romney?
Not to mention the other two nominees for this award. The first being former CNN’er Bob Franken, now transplanted to an NBC show to say this:
“These seem to be appeals to the extreme white wing of the Republican Party. That is to say that there continues to be among many conservatives a real resentment against blacks.… I think it is part of a hateful campaign that is being very methodically run in the hope it’s going to appeal to voters who would love to see us return to the good old days of Jim Crow.”
Franken is a smart guy. Does he really not know that Democrats were the Party of Jim Crow — and that it was the GOP that consistently opposed segregation? Yes, he surely does. But hey… who cares about the facts?
Number three in this category was our old friend Chris Matthews, losing out to Roberts but still declaiming last November:
“The utter confusion in the Republican presidential nominating process results from two discernible facts. One: they hate. That’s the simplest explanation of the disastrous course of this selection process. They hate so much they are not in the mood to fall in love with a candidate or even fall in behind someone. Their brains, racked as they are by hatred, they lack the ‘like’ mode. They are in no mood to go around looking a politician they like. The hating is so much more satisfying.”
This Matthews gem was one more contribution to the gales of laughter that swept the dinner last week. Here are television personalities who are so unbelievably caught up in sheer hatred, not to mention racism (remember those Al Sharpton rants about the “n….” this and that, along with his graphic, televised “punk faggot” gay bashing moment?) that it becomes crystal clear they are engaged in a vast game of what psychoanalytic theory refers to as “projection.” Specifically defined here:
In Psychoanalytic Theory, the defense mechanism whereby we transfer or project our feelings about one person onto another.
Which is to say, being on the side of a political philosophy that literally enslaved blacks and had to be shamed into giving women the right to vote, these media personalities deal with the issue by ascribing what their side did to others. This is the reason the Media Research Center is so valuable — it catches liberal media types in these out and out lies, and puts the video evidence out there for all to see… and remember. It creates a video record, a library that among other things has documented over time just why it is places like CNN and MSNBC have long been sucking ratings-wind.
Again. Does anyone seriously think Governor Romney will get a fair shake from the media based on these “did he/she really just say that?!!!” moments of undisguised hostility captured on tape?
The MRC’s next award was the “Damn Those Conservatives to Hell” award. The three nominees were Howard Fineman, Piers Morgan, and Ann Curry.
Here’s Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post (and formerly of Newsweek, the once powerful magazine whose liberalism had so damaged the magazine’s circulation it sold not long ago for a dollar) on NBC just this past July discussing Mitt Romney:
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?