The MSM has a choice: double down and risk extinction, ridicule and potential ostracism from the McCain team or try to play it straight. The debates will be telling in this regard. You never know: they might become savvier about covering their tracks via late night alterations: the blogosphere is always watching. As for readers and viewers, they have the power of the purse and the clicker which they are increasingly exercising. Some 69% of voters think the media is rooting for a candidate - one presumes that they are already discounting the sycophantic coverage of Obama.The media's current attack on McCain/Palin is a "total loser strategy," says Mickey Kaus. Agreed--but hope the MSN partisans persist in discriminatory coverage at least until November 4th.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Jennifer Rubin on RealClearPolitics: