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Thu Oct 31, 2013, 10:46 AM

Equalize the Two Parties Again, Real Reason Media Exploding on "Computer Glitch".

When the Republicans closed down the government, their brand was destroyed. Now the main stream media is trying to resurrect a destroyed Republican Party Brand by over reporting a "computer glitch." In their reporting, the MSM is demonstrating their bias by making it seem that they are the same. Closing the federal government is the same as a poor roll out of Affordable Care Act. The extreme coverage of this glitch, attempts to equal the coverage of Republican shutdown. It is really meant to equalize the two parties again.

.. It is an absurd amount of coverage in my opinion. But, it is meant to get people to believe.. " Oh, they are all the same." If people believe that , " They Are All the Same" that will by definition give better Republican Brand better standing than right after the shut down of the government (blamed totally on the Republicans) which was "very bad". If people think the "computer glitch" is "very bad" the equalization of the two parties may be achieved. Even if it works to bring back some of the alienated people, then this over coverage of the "glitch" will be successful. ..."They are all the same." That is the real goal of the explosion of coverage by the main stream media on "glitch" The glitch really hurt no one, just inconvenienced people. The shut down was hurting lots of people in many destructive ways. They are not the same , but the over coverage is trying to make it feel and look them the same This plays well on the most of the public that believe the media presents the "news." We here are not part of that group.

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Reply Equalize the Two Parties Again, Real Reason Media Exploding on "Computer Glitch". (Original post)
Stuart G Oct 2013 OP
sandyshoes17 Oct 2013 #1
Stuart G Oct 2013 #2
get the red out Oct 2013 #3
BlueCaliDem Oct 2013 #4
zbdent Oct 2013 #5
FredStembottom Oct 2013 #6
Stuart G Oct 2013 #7

Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 10:53 AM

1. Exactly

I've been watching this play out. They are shameless.

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Response to sandyshoes17 (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 10:57 AM

2. Yes, shameless..but worse.

The mainstream media is petrified by the loss of the Republican Party. It could mean more regulation and bringing back the "fairness act." And much more. The mainstream media corporations represent core republican ideas more than the average member of that party. The media must protect its party..

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 10:59 AM

3. That's it

Bingo! They have to hype this to insane levels to try to offset the general Republican depravity, which people were starting to actually see!

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 11:01 AM

4. Corporate Media have already tried to "equalize" the two Parties during the Repub Gov't Shutdown

while it was ongoing!

They have, to date, refused to do any in-depth reporting on the $2 billion dollar price tag that taxpayers have to pay for this latest Republican temper tantrum, or the fact that it sucked $24 billion out of our economy.

Instead, Corporate Media immediately swooped down on Healthcare.gov website glitches without mentioning the disastrous 2007 roll-out of Medicare Part D that took a year before a smaller segment of the American populace could apply, or the fact that the company tasked with building the website (CGI) got a no-bid, 10-year contract back in 2007 under the Bush Admin, and that this HHS was obligated to use.

I guess they really do believe that a black man has to do everything ten times better than a white man, or he should be excoriated.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 11:31 AM

5. One of the early steps in the "liberally-biased media" resurrecting the "dying" GOP ...

I warned people ... the body hasn't stopped breathing yet, hasn't stopped moving or talking yet ... let alone "gone cold".

You can be sure that, with the "liberally-biased media" helping, (can you say TEA Party viable, Occupy a "joke"?) the GOP will be back in force and on fire in 2014.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 11:36 AM

6. I stumbled onto one of those news update bumpers on radio....

....yesterday that claimed "Obama popularity at all time low " because of "a recent series (they used the word series) of mis-steps and crises culminating in the Obamacare rollout debacle."

All that judgement and smear intoned in the same matter of fact voice used to report a snowstorm.

I hadn't realized how effective these 15 second news roundups could be to impart the feeling that the news organization is just giving the obvious and impartial assessment that a quick summary of the day's news is: Obama just as bad as GOP.

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Response to FredStembottom (Reply #6)

Thu Oct 31, 2013, 02:24 PM

7. You made an outstanding point..

In 15 seconds, they get their message out. This "glitch" is as bad as the "GOP" , like the "shutdown" or the "Iraq War"..series of mis steps, computer "glitch" same as killing 250,000 and telling lies all along about everything to do with it..Sure, in 15 seconds or 30 in a news roundup on CBS. If they can establish that, they will be back in 2014, worse than ever.

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