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Posted by Just_Vote_Dem | Sun Oct 31, 2021, 05:42 PM (3 replies)

Why is the press rooting for a Democratic loss in Virginia?

https://pressrun.media/p/why-is-the-press-rooting-for-a-democratic

Sticking close to the media’s preferred script, Axios this week reported that the walls were caving in on Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who’s caught in a surprisingly close race in Virginia’s governor’s race. “It was clear the McAuliffe campaign has taken on an air of tension — bordering on panic,” Axios announced.

Proof of the “panic” attack? “McAuliffe cut off one television interview last week,” the outlet claimed. That seems like thin confirmation, considering candidates juggle media interviews all the time. Plus, the Democratic did no such thing — he agreed to a 10-minute interview with a local Sinclair TV station and actually gave them 11 minutes.

Is McAuliffe’s campaign in a state of “panic”? Axios provided no tangible evidence that it is. But the press seems to be rooting for a Democratic loss in Virginia, so the “panic” claim gets widely aired. Eager to portray Joe Biden’s presidency as on the verge of collapse, the press is excitedly pushing the governor’s race across the Potomac as a potentially cataclysmic event for the entire Democratic Party.

“Virginia's gubernatorial election is more important than ever as a national barometer” a CNN headline announced this month. What CNN and everyone else covering the race means is that if Democrats lose, the Virginia race will function as a national barometer. If Republicans lose, it won’t mean a thing. Note there’s a governor’s race in New Jersey this year as well, and a Democrat is expected to win with ease. For some reason, that’s not a “barometer” of anything.

More at link
Posted by Just_Vote_Dem | Sun Oct 31, 2021, 01:37 PM (23 replies)

I hope Family Leave has been saved in this new bill

If not, we're gonna have a mighty hard time winning the next elections, as that is a very popular promise we made.
Posted by Just_Vote_Dem | Thu Oct 28, 2021, 07:21 AM (11 replies)

When Repugs talk, I think...

Posted by Just_Vote_Dem | Mon Oct 4, 2021, 03:39 PM (0 replies)
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