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83. So where was this moaning about "blowout coverage" back before NH?
Both Clinton and Obama have benefited from this. Clinton had her weepfest that delivered NH, and now Obama has his endorsements "blowout." It's what the press does, and if you guys haven't realized this yet then welcome to America. Howard Kurtz, a self-absorbed clueless DC media slimeball himself, is not somebody I'll go to for insight on matters like this.
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  -Washington Post: Obama benefits from biased "blowout coverage" bidenista  Feb-04-08 09:20 AM   #0 
  - Thanks for posting. This is quite an interesting article, although we've seen the  Alamom   Feb-04-08 09:25 AM   #1 
  - Coverage like that is worth millions of dollars.  avaistheone1   Feb-04-08 09:26 AM   #2 
  - The next followup question would be WHY?  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 09:31 AM   #3 
     - Caroline never knew her father?? Try telling HER that. What a shameless and nasty shill of a post.  K Gardner   Feb-04-08 09:32 AM   #4 
     - Of course she never knew him. Are you daft?  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 09:50 AM   #24 
        - She knew him as a child knows a father  karynnj   Feb-04-08 10:04 AM   #54 
           - I believe you misread the second half of Tellurian's post. Why wld Caroline align herself w/ MSM..  elixir   Feb-04-08 10:15 AM   #59 
              - I read it right - I simply disagree that they  karynnj   Feb-04-08 11:14 AM   #75 
     - Because Obama is the best candidate the Democrats have run in decades.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:34 AM   #5 
     - Far better than Gore, or Clark ...and the MSM just always LOVES good candidates.non?  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:40 AM   #13 
     - I think so, yes. The question was why the Kennedys endorsed Obama, not  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:44 AM   #19 
     - Same reason he endorsed Kerry + the power struggle in the party. The rest  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:51 AM   #27 
     - Conspiratorial sour grapes. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #35 
        - We may or we may not see reality confirm that. I'd rather we don't  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:57 AM   #43 
           - Or so you desperately hope.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:58 AM   #45 
     - The MSM backs the best and most recent story, nothing more. They have no moral compunction becuase  elixir   Feb-04-08 10:16 AM   #62 
     - Well, then based on your negative reasoning, our best candidate ...  krkaufman   Feb-04-08 09:52 AM   #32 
     - Obama is a media creation.. nothing more.. and comparing him to JFK is a denial of reality....  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 09:59 AM   #46 
        - No. Obama creates media coverage. It must seem bizarre to a supporter of someone  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 10:08 AM   #57 
           - Hillary has a record to stand on...Obama stands on a resume of non-accomplishments and thin air!  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 12:06 PM   #78 
     - blind, love struck Caroline  LowerManhattanite   Feb-04-08 09:45 AM   #21 
        - If Caroline can equate Obama to her father...then she's off her rocker!  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 09:51 AM   #28 
           - I think she knows both better than you do.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #37 
           - And now, she's mentally ill...  LowerManhattanite   Feb-04-08 09:58 AM   #44 
           - I'm just glad I have whoever this putz is on ignore. nt  thecatburgler   Feb-04-08 10:04 AM   #51 
           - Caroline explained, at her endorsement of Obama..  Tellurian   Feb-04-08 10:04 AM   #53 
           - Do you know Obama better than she does?  karynnj   Feb-04-08 10:13 AM   #58 
           - Agreed. That's just like equating Humpin' Henry Hyde's marriage  desi   Feb-04-08 10:35 AM   #70 
  - So are you saying Obama has worked the MSM better than Hillary? And...  sfam   Feb-04-08 09:36 AM   #6 
  - no, i'm not saying that. read the article  bidenista   Feb-04-08 09:38 AM   #8 
  - Obama didn't "work" the MSM - MSM is working the voters - manipulating our  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:42 AM   #16 
  - more and more--the biased coverage for Obama is coming out. The sheepies just lap it up.  rodeodance   Feb-04-08 09:52 AM   #30 
  - "he gave them the keys to Camelot." HA HA--guess Fairy Tales are full swing in the  rodeodance   Feb-04-08 09:50 AM   #26 
     - I always wondered where Teddy kept those keys and why did he never use them  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:52 AM   #31 
     - What exactly do you think Kennedy said in his endorsement? Deal with it.  sfam   Feb-04-08 09:53 AM   #33 
        - he gave him the fairy tale that never was.  rodeodance   Feb-04-08 01:12 PM   #79 
  - K&R!  William769   Feb-04-08 09:38 AM   #7 
  - here's another good observation:  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:38 AM   #9 
  - Two notes.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:43 AM   #17 
  - The MSM is setting...  AX10   Feb-04-08 07:52 PM   #86 
  - Huh. So Obama is much better at controlling the media narrative than Hillary.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:38 AM   #10 
  - He never had to control it  leftynyc   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #38 
     - He does make it seem effortless. Hallmark of a talented politician. Hillary is hamfisted  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 09:55 AM   #41 
        - No talent involved by Obama when msm does the kid glove approach when  rodeodance   Feb-04-08 10:02 AM   #50 
           - Nothing happens by happenstance in politics. Obama's playing them like a piano.  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 10:04 AM   #52 
              - I hope I'll miss the part where the piano eats the pianist. I trully do!  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 11:02 AM   #74 
  - The reason is that the nation has been waiting for a new JFK since JFK was killed  Dems Will Win   Feb-04-08 09:39 AM   #11 
  - Hillary had a stranglehold of the media for months  NJSecularist   Feb-04-08 09:40 AM   #12 
  - Hillary never got favorable coverage - Obama love=Hillary hate (that never changed)  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:44 AM   #18 
  - Col. Kurtz on DU: Just when I think I've seen it all.  chascarrillo   Feb-04-08 09:40 AM   #14 
  - You mean, as opposed to every other media whore quoted in support of Obama  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:45 AM   #20 
  - No. In conjunction with.  chascarrillo   Feb-04-08 09:48 AM   #23 
  - How Rovian of you--kill the messenger.  rodeodance   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #36 
     - It's somehow "Rovian" of me to ridicule a right-wing media pundit?  chascarrillo   Feb-04-08 07:46 PM   #85 
  - It is expected that the Democratic Party establishment will support Hillary Clinton  Apollo11   Feb-04-08 09:41 AM   #15 
  - Hog wash! Kennedy's are establishment. They along with MSM  Little Star   Feb-04-08 09:50 AM   #25 
     - I was just saying why Kennedys endorsing Obama gets media coverage.  Apollo11   Feb-04-08 09:56 AM   #42 
  - Suggesting a different frame for this...  Duke Newcombe   Feb-04-08 09:48 AM   #22 
  - Kurtz...  LowerManhattanite   Feb-04-08 09:51 AM   #29 
  - That's an ad-hominem attack  Summerza   Feb-04-08 06:43 PM   #84 
  - It was a big deal because it was assumed that the Kennedy's would endorse Clinton. The story wasn't  RoadRage   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #34 
  - Exactly!!! n/t  sfam   Feb-04-08 09:55 AM   #40 
  - Assumed by whom? kerry already endorsed Obama - and we knew the rivalry  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 09:59 AM   #47 
  - What rivalry? By all accounts they are very close. Talk about revisionism! Forget the MSM,  sfam   Feb-04-08 10:01 AM   #49 
  - DU has been abuzz with speculations - "Clinton didn't help Kerry in 2004 because  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 10:16 AM   #60 
     - We are talking about Kennedy and Clinton, not Kerry and Clinton n/t  sfam   Feb-04-08 10:18 AM   #65 
        - Same thing. 2 spheres of influence. Soldiers of the main actors are mere surrogates  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 10:58 AM   #72 
  - Kennedy and Clinton are fairly close friends. You're simply making up "facts."  Occam Bandage   Feb-04-08 10:05 AM   #55 
  - By "We" you must mean you & a friend? Because I certainly knew of NO  RoadRage   Feb-04-08 10:16 AM   #63 
     - Find me a kerry supporter from 2004 supporting Hillary (even temporarily, before  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 10:20 AM   #68 
        - My post doesn't discuss Kerry at all - only Kennedy. NT  RoadRage   Feb-04-08 11:35 AM   #77 
  - Although there were clues that he was not enthusiastic about HRC even before 2007  karynnj   Feb-04-08 10:20 AM   #67 
     - Thank you for the honest contribution. The signs were there for anyone paying attention  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 11:00 AM   #73 
  - Face it, the corporate Media get to chose the POTUS-voters are a mear formailty  adapa   Feb-04-08 09:54 AM   #39 
  - Every. Single. Time. Eliminated progressive candidates, and now try toget rid of  robbedvoter   Feb-04-08 10:18 AM   #66 
  - It is a double edged sword. [see NH] nt  mckeown1128   Feb-04-08 10:01 AM   #48 
  - Interesting analysis - I'm feeling more and more what John hinted at last week  Politicub   Feb-04-08 10:06 AM   #56 
  - Hell, even the CNN poll which shows the race tightening  bigtree   Feb-04-08 10:16 AM   #61 
  - So, suddenly Kurts is the Media Oracle  NoBorders   Feb-04-08 10:17 AM   #64 
  - I have a dream -of a PR machine. Like political photoshop  guruoo   Feb-04-08 10:26 AM   #69 
  - looks like a good meal there. nt  bidenista   Feb-04-08 10:39 AM   #71 
     - Here's the pre PR machine image:  guruoo   Feb-04-08 11:29 AM   #76 
  - Very interesting.  avrdream   Feb-04-08 06:22 PM   #80 
  - Howard Kurtz has talent  Summerza   Feb-04-08 06:23 PM   #81 
  - the media is about as phoney as the voting computers in Ohio  cd3dem   Feb-04-08 06:25 PM   #82 
  - So where was this moaning about "blowout coverage" back before NH?  high density   Feb-04-08 06:30 PM   #83 
  - Nice to see that I'm not the only one noticing the BS Obama coverage. n/t  Stand and Fight   Feb-05-08 03:03 AM   #87 
 

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