Archive for the ‘Obama world tour’ Category

Media Backfire

25Jul08

Barack’s speech certainly made him center stage yesterday – and there’s no question that shots of him meeting comfortably with world leaders may allay the fears somewhat of the majority of Americans who question his readiness for the presidency – but media attempts to compensate for its excitement over Barack with balanced reporting may ruin […]


Charlie Gibson flustered Barack in an interview that aired on last night’s World News. Impressive work from Gibson, who simply asked appropriate follow-ups, something few have the brainpower or the tenacity to do. By comparison, watch Katie’s weak attempt to pursue Barack a day earlier.Anyway, it’s informative to see Barack’s reactions when Charlie doesn’t want […]


McCain is using humor to highlight the media obsession with the candidate McCain’s people refer to as “The One.” Now, there are two videos up on his website mocking the obsession, with the opportunity to vote for which 60’s love song best exemplifies the media’s condition. Nice job. See them here.


On Media Bias

20Jul08

Since most Democrats have always argued that media bias doesn’t exist – that it’s a fantasy of the conservative mind, and worse – that it’s impossible – it has been a satisfying year for those of us who advance the theory. It was very exciting when Democrats themselves, in the form of the Clintons, complained […]