“A manufactured political narrative that bears little resemblance to reality.”


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“A manufactured political narrative that bears little resemblance to reality.”

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  • JGL

    Romney’s suposed earth shattering “gaff” released to distract from the president (Barack Obama) and the head of the State Department

    (Hillary Clinton) responsibilty in regard to the deaths of four diplomats?

    What do you think?

    We are all being worked by the media, they startegically present “news” as needed to reinstall their man.

  • Jim

    I think this article underestimates two things.
    One, if you underestimate Obama’s ability to run a great campaign, you do so at your own peril. He has a very strong organization, with a VERY strong ground game. But don’t take my word for it, just look back 4 years ago. And he has run a strong campaign thus far this time around. His campaign is not in disarray.

    Two, I think (my opinion) the author underestimates the negative impact of the whole 47% thing. Romney not only dismissed half of the country, he dismissed many that are Republicans. Its hard to classify half of the country as being unwilling to take personal responsibility, and then ask for their vote. I know he said that those 47% will never vote for him anyway, but that just shows an inability to understand what is in the 47% who do not pay income tax…just as many are Republicans as they are Democrats and independents.

    This does not mean I think it is over…I do not think Obama is that great of a debater…he rarely is forceful, and Romney can be that.

    But if it is a campaign that is in trouble right now, it certainly is not Obama’s. When Peggy Noonan, Bill Kristol, and others are calling you out, you’re not getting 100% support from your base.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    They are desperate to find ANYTHING they can tout as damaging to Romney. Actual news reporting (Journalism) is nearly extinct in the MSM. It’s all pro-Obama propaganda, all the time now – everything from the way unemployment no’s & real estate sales are reported, to reporting (or sometimes NON-reporting) of events in Afghanistan, etc. News favorable to Obama will be played up & hyped, unfavorable news is under-reported, played down, or not reported at all. A good example: A major scandal, Fast & Furious, has barely been covered, and when it was, the spin was that these were only innocent mistakes in a well-intentioned strategy – in other words, exactly the Obama Admin talking points ! !

  • JGL

    My main point being that there a selection of “news” stories (this Romney story has existed for a few months) that the media can choose

    from to counter act any negative story which raises its ugly head.

    The president and secratary Clinton should be suffering more for their inattention and ignoring, what to some in that field must look like

    ignoring a situation to the point of criminality.

    Action, counter action to keep the news imagery in a positive light for their guy.

    We are all beiing managed.

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