Skip to comments.Networks Ignore Supreme Court Ruling Against Biden's EPA
Posted on 05/27/2023 9:24:04 PM PDT by george76
All three evening news broadcasts Thursday ignored the United States Supreme Court ruling against the Biden administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and sharply limited its powers to regulate wetlands. It was a big win for property rights in the United States and a stinging defeat for the unelected bureaucrats at the EPA. Since that was the case, it's unsurprising that the "big three" evening news broadcasts of ABC's World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News would ignore the story.
Instead, news about a recent shark attack (ABC & CBS), and another segment on recently deceased singer Tina Turner (NBC) were the stories the networks thought were more important for their viewers to hear about.
On Fox News's Special Report, anchor Bret Baier briefly informed viewers about the victory for private property rights: "The Supreme Court is sharply limiting the Biden administration's power to regulate water pollution in a closely watched property rights case. The justices ruled 5 to 4 in favor of an Idaho couple over whether their land contained wetlands, subject to federal oversight."
There was more nuance to the case that the media wasn't taking the time to point out, as NewsBusters' Alex Christy reported earlier. The case wasn't decided by a 5-4 vote, instead, it was a unanimous 9-0 decision.
Baier was right that the Alito test which set a new standard for how and when the EPA can regulate wetlands was decided by a 5-4 vote, but the Idaho couple who were denied the ability to build on their land was decided by a 9-0 vote.
If the case went 9-0 in the other direction, the three networks would have covered it.
This bias by omission
The networks are little more than propaganda arms of the Democrat (Marxist) Party, and facts that run counter to the party line are ignored. By the way, what did the Kardashians do today? That’s the really important news.
We are so screwed.
The EPA will just ignore it too.
MSM 2023: If we dont cover it, it didn’t happen
This was a well written article.
What else are the Big 3 Networks for, if not to let us know what’s important in the news by suppressing it?
ABC is Disney
NBC is Comcast
the media enemy
I get most of my new from sites like FreeRepublic. I do not watch the “networks”. I do not even have a way to receive over the air TV and we are missing nothing.
People know/learn about things despite the blackouts.
See Tagline if you need help in understanding why.
“If the case went 9-0 in the other direction, the three networks would have covered it. This bias by omission”
Why even bother with a First Amendment then, when it’s WEAPONIZED to this extent.
The First Amendment does not exist to protect the powerful who need no protection. It exists to protect small outlets like FR against being suppressed by the powerful.
“The EPA will just ignore it too.”
And states can ignore the EPA.
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