Archive for April, 2012

Rick Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney, Santorum

He had a good run, but he just couldn’t pull it off. No surprise there. The real surprise was that he lasted this long. From The Hill: Santorum announced that he is suspending his campaign at an event in his home state of Pennsylvania — his first public appearance following the release of his daughter […]

April 10th, 2012 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Why the left whining about “False Equivalence” is equivalent to the right whining about “Liberal Media Bias”

By mw | Related entries in health care reform, Media, News, Obama, Partisan Nonsense, Supreme Court

The President’s comments at the Associated Press luncheon on Tuesday received a great deal of media attention. the President thinks the press might be afflicted by an “impulse” to suggest that both Republicans and Democrats are at fault for failing to compromise. He goes on to patiently explain that this is completely untrue – in fact this is “false equivalence” and bad reporting. The charge of “false equivalence” from the left is nothing more or less than political spin hoping to have the identical effect on perception of MSM reporting that the right seeks to achieve with “Liberal media bias.”

April 5th, 2012 | Permalink| 14 Comments »