Skip to comments.Negative, Left-Tilting War Coverage Is As Unappreciated As It Is Obvious
Posted on 03/14/2007 6:43:34 AM PDT by Kitten Festival
Old habits are hard to break so much so in the case of the national media that their left-slanted reporting may be risking their relationship with the American public.
This is one key finding from our latest IBD/TIPP Poll, suggesting a wake-up call is in order if the media don't want to lose their "customer base" by consistently disregarding what most people believe to be true.
Like what? How about the military's conduct in Iraq, and what our troops have been doing these past four years?
Beyond eliminating the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein and neutralizing the likes of al-Qaida leaders such as Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, they've also been working to improve the daily lives of ordinary Iraqis by building schools and hospitals and cracking down on crime.
But we're much more likely to hear from the likes of New York Times columnist Frank Rich, who recently said the "actual reality is that we have lost in Iraq," or Walter Cronkite, who said the war in Iraq is a "terrible disaster" and that "the earlier we get out, the better."
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Hey, I missed this poll... Did the MSM write about it somewhere?
92% of the Washington Press Corps voted for Mr. Clinton in 1992.
By the way, the numbers I cite were the results of a poll taken by the Freedom Forum in Arlington, VA.
I've met a lady who owns a company that's a supplier to the military in Iraq and visits there a few times a year. She says we have made a huge difference on the infrastructure in Iraq with impressive gains in building schools, hospitals, and social overhead capital items (e.g., roads, public buildings, etc.). She also has said that the Iraqi people, with few exceptions, welcome the US and appreciate what we are doing. She told me to pay close attention to where the MSM goes for its "news", as they concentrate only on certain "hot spots" in Iraq precisely so they can give a distorted view of our presence there.
And the remaining 8% was probably evenly split between Daddy Bush, H. Ross Perot and moonbats to the left of Clinton.
Note to the MSM: Don't change a thing. Please keep doing exactly what you are doing for the rest of your short, miserable life.
I'm sitting in the choir. When do we start singing in the street?