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Shemp Howard

(889 posts)
Tue Mar 1, 2016, 07:36 AM Mar 2016

Here's one reason why Bernie is losing.

I was listening to NPR the other day, and during a news break they reported that both Hillary and Bernie were campaigning in Massachusetts.

That was followed by an audio clip, maybe 20-30 seconds long, of Hillary talking about, among other things, the importance of being civil during the campaign season. Now, I'm sure you're curious about what clip they played from Bernie.

Well, there was no Bernie clip. No balance. No fair play. Just Hillary's remarks.

Is one little NPR news segment all that important? In my opinion, yes it is, because it's part of the pattern.

Here's one reason why Bernie is losing. (Original Post) Shemp Howard Mar 2016 OP
Heh. Erich Bloodaxe BSN Mar 2016 #1
"Funny" is not the first word that comes to mind demwing Mar 2016 #3
This is one example, among many, why we no longer watch or listen to the news. PWPippin Mar 2016 #2
In L.A. NPR really is Fox lite but more soft spoken . olddots Mar 2016 #4
The Establishment has spoken... Orsino Mar 2016 #5


(16,916 posts)
3. "Funny" is not the first word that comes to mind
Tue Mar 1, 2016, 08:09 AM
Mar 2016

But I hear what you're saying, and agree.

Another "funny" thing - if the PTB crush the peaceful, political rebellion, they merely set the stage for the alternatives.

One day, the proles will stand up. We will be carrying pens and ballots, or torches and pitchforks. Take your pick, oligarchs. If the former, perfect, but if the latter...no one will think the situation "funny" at all.


(213 posts)
2. This is one example, among many, why we no longer watch or listen to the news.
Tue Mar 1, 2016, 07:56 AM
Mar 2016

We get our information online, admittedly filtered. MSNBC, in particular, used to be our go to channel. Now, it's our stay away from channel. I worried that NPR, which used to be relatively nonpartisan, had been bought when public money was cut and sponsors became more prevalent. Corporations have taken over and are working to make certain they have someone as President whom they can count on to secure their dominance over our government, our thoughts and our daily lives.


(37,428 posts)
5. The Establishment has spoken...
Tue Mar 1, 2016, 08:50 AM
Mar 2016

...and it isn't comfortable with Sanders.

People are just getting to know his message, and here we have one reason why.

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