Skip to comments.Donald Trumpâ€™s New Hampshire Win Means These Media Members Are Winners & Losers
Posted on 02/09/2016 10:16:55 PM PST by Helicondelta
First, here are the biggest "losers."
Nate Silver. Back in November, this liberal media darling and alleged prediction guru told the world that Trump had no real chance at the GOP nomination and that his poll numbers were nothing to be concerned about because they were likely to fade before any votes were cast.
Frank Luntz. Luntz unequivocally declared that Trump was dead, gone and finished. Trump's poll numbers only got better from there.
Rich Lowry & National Review. Lowry deserves to be singled out for his hilariously inaccurate and inappropriate analysis that Carly Fiorina had surgically removed Trump's testicles after the second debate. Say what you want about him, but it is obvious that Trump's balls are still very much intact.
Bill Kristol. Kristol, who has a Dick Morris-like record of bad prognostications, incorrectly predicted that the Republican Party would have a "Fall Fling" with Carly Fiorina
Fox News. Like Murphy, it is difficult to call Fox News a "loser" when Trump has made them so much money in increased ratings over the past six months. However, Trump's boycott of the final pre-Iowa debate was a shocking moment for the media entity which thinks its monopoly on conservative TV news gives it supreme power over any conservative.
Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, & Mark Levin. While each of these talk radio giants is slightly different in how they have handled the Trump Phenomenon, they belong grouped together if only because they have a bit of an alliance. You can argue that they actually belong on the "winners" list because all three have played an instrumental role in Trump's victory (though Levin effectively abandoned Trump for Cruz late in the process and Limbaugh has recently [and correctly] been favoring Rubio).
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“Correctly favoring Rubio?” I thought Rush was hetero?
John needs to add himself to the “Loser” list. He believes Hillary will beat Trump in the general.
This author is a Rubiobot but most of his analysis is spot on.
Sour grapes over the Rubio defeat. He’ll come around.
Same with the talking heads. I think Levin has permanently damaged his brand. Limbaugh and Hannity, not so much.
Trump won NH because it’s close to New York and some of their values slipped over there..
I noticed mediaite excluded megyn the maggot from its losers list. They sure do love the maggot over there.
They, along with the pundits and consultants are worried that the scam has been exposed ..they have been getting paid to lose with loser candidates and losing prognostications...
Jeb’s campaign is a perfect example of this scam ... it’s over after this, and they know it, and they are pissed
Frank Luntz’s wig is as worn out as his act.
FNC? they're in REAL trouble too and deserve to be.
You're blinded by your TDS and biases and have NO feeling nor understanding of politics.
SPOT ON !
Very well stated !
That's because both refuse to take sides. Hannity especially has been scrupulously fair and really seems to get along with all of the candidates. I've been saying all along he should have been Fox's sole moderator.
No I don’t like Trump!! I don’t like anything about him!
If you actually read what Silver wrote, it was not this. He said Trump would not be the nominee, and outlined different events where his candidacy could end, but he never said Trump would definitely fade before the primaries.
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