October 2, 2012
Romney's Big Problem?
That a New York Times reporter would assert that mainstream media bias is overblown really isn't news. In this case, we're talking about egregiously skewed media coverage favoring President Obama and disfavoring Mitt Romney. But New York Times reporter David Carr's article ("Tired Cries of Bias Don't Help Romney") does contain a kernel or two of truth -- truths that conservatives should consider. Is mainstream media coverage hamstringing Mitt Romney more than Mitt Romney himself? Carr quotes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who sums up why media bias can't be a primary thread in a campaign's narrative: I'm not going to sit here and complain about coverage of the [Romney] campaign. As a candidate, if you do that, you're losing. Republican candidates have had the mainstream media stacked against them for decades. As the likes of Michelle Malkin have pointed out, the mainstream media's bias in this presidential election is the most pronounced in memory. Yet...(Read Full Article)