Skip to comments.24 Hours Later, Not One Mainstream Outlet Has Covered Dems' Total Collapse in Reuters Poll
Posted on 05/22/2018 8:13:35 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Reality never campaigns for Democrats.
However, judging from the total silence over Monday's Reuters/Ipsos generic ballot poll, the nation's media certainly does. How else could an objective observer explain an apparent decision by every single mainstream outlet to ignore such a clear opportunity for website traffic?
On Monday at 2:49 p.m., Thomson Reuters' Polling Editor Chris Kahn tweeted this shocker: the Democratic Party has completely lost the double-digit edge it held just weeks ago:
That all-but-certain #BlueWave the media has harped on for months is gone, along with the likelihood that the Democrats will retake the House of Representatives. Mainstream editors deemed the possible retaking of the House based on data gathered one year out from November to be worth scores of headlines. However, not one of those editors has yet reached the reasonable conclusion that the collapse of that narrative six months out from Election Day deserves any coverage whatsoever.
At the time of this writing, only Townhall's Guy Benson has remarked on Monday's bombshell.
And Monday's bombshell was apparently just a sign of things to come, which Benson has also been the first reporter to mention: Today, Reuters just announced that the GOP has taken a SIX-POINT LEAD:
Start the clock: Let's see how long it takes the nation's media to report on this remarkable development.
Update: On Tuesday at 1:39 p.m., The Hill published a brief report on ... Monday's data.
That's correct: Tuesday's data showing the GOP taking a much larger six-point lead has been available for several hours, yet The Hill is just now publishing the old data from Monday.
Update: Tuesday, 10:00 p.m., about 36 hours after Reuters released the data.
The Hill's brief report -- which now mentions the six-point lead -- remains the only mainstream outlet to reference the game-changing story.
This evening on the Laura Ingraham show, Newt was very optimistic about the elections in Nov.
Not one of the outlets of the Ministry of Propaganda is mainstream, why do we keep calling them that?
Of course they haven’t. That’s why no one is watching them, and why Fox News is through the roof, and why the Conservative Media is through the roof.
The MSM is the extension cord that thinks it’s a power plant.
Would be good for FReepers to recognize the control both Disney and Comcast have over the MSM.
And when conservatives stop patronizing these two hostile companies, things may begin to change.
We have months to go. However high we are today, it all resets at 0% on election dayand that’s the only poll that counts!
Keep up the pressure. BUT VOTE!!!
Nor should Republicans pay much attention to them either. Concentrate on real accomplishment.
Polls are untrustworthy as I’m sure everyone must know by now. All this tells me is that there is a new strategy to try to fire up the dem base while also making conservatives overconfident in the hopes that many stay home come midterms.
The demise of the revolution will not be televised.
Democrats still have nothing of substance for the voters. RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA evaporated, and the voters find the coverage of Stormy to be repulsive.
My guess is that the Dem Party mechanism to hand out the daily talking points was just unable to muster a good spin.
I hope we see more of this during the election season, as their ability to coordinate their story comes under greater pressure.
Their media spokesmodels could be quite entertaining, if left to swing in the wind in front of cameras, trying to talk about complicated matters, without spoon-fed lines.
The Dems were never ahead. They hoped to energize support through hype, and they were exploring how many votes they could get away with manufacturing even under Trump.
Neither is panning outl
You’re right, we just give them power by calling them mainstream. Nothing mainstream about them.
Democrat Media Complex, Democrat Propaganda Machine or just fake news is more accurate.
Their still believing their own BS...
Yup. We need a 10 point advantage just to help offset the anticipated rampant voter FRAUD.
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