The #Unexpectedly Chronicles MSM Spends Friday Proving Ted Cruz Right

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The #Unexpectedly Chronicles MSM Spends Friday Proving Ted Cruz Right

The ques­tions that have been asked so far in this debate, illus­trate why the Amer­i­can peo­ple don’t trust the media. This is not a cage match. And if you look at the ques­tions, Don­ald Trump, are you a comic book vil­lain? Ben Car­son, can you do the math? John Kasich, can you insult two peo­ple over here? Marco Rubio, why don’t you resign? Jeb Bush, why have your num­bers fallen? How about talk­ing about the sub­stan­tive issues —

Ted Cruz CNBC Debate Oct 29th 2015

Last week Ted Cruz has his sin­gle biggest moment in the GOP race to this point when dur­ing the CNBC debate he called out the bias of the MSM against the GOP con­trast­ing it with how Democ­rats have been treated by said media and sug­gested that per­haps the peo­ple ask­ing the ques­tions of the per­son seek­ing the GOP nom­i­na­tion should have voted in such a pri­mary at least once.

Dur­ing the week that fol­lowed we heard all kinds of snark sug­gest­ing that if the GOP couldn’t han­dle CNBC they couldn’t han­dle the white house, they were called whin­ers, com­plain­ers and attacked by press from CNN MSNBC and even Megyn Kelly of Fox news.

How­ever on Fri­day we had a 24 hour period where the Media did their best to make his point for him.

Item 1. The only way a Black Man escapes the Demo­c­rat Plan­ta­tion is Death

Months ago just after he announced I cov­ered a Ben Car­son Q & A in NH and ask him about the media 180 on him since he cri­tiqued the pres­i­dent at the Prayer Breakfast.

at the time Carson’s prospects were con­sid­ered slim and none and slim was not in town. Well a few weeks after he fin­ished 2nd in the 603 alliance cau­cus of con­firmed NH vot­ers and just a few days after a Quin­nip­iac poll showed that he was draw­ing nearly 20% of te black vote, enough to make a Demo­c­rat vic­tory impos­si­ble in a gen­eral elec­tion. The media decided to go after him in a Big way.

Politico put out hit piece on Car­son claim­ing he was lying about some child­hood & teenage sto­ries. Before you knew it every sin­gle media out­let was pil­ing on as illus­trated by this image via the Rush Lim­baugh site:

Journalistic-Malpractice

and this statement

See? From the moment I told you about this, this is exactly what I told you The Politico’s pur­pose was. They want you to think that Car­son never went to West Point but that he says he did. “Politico pub­lished a piece Fri­day claim­ing Carson’s cam­paign ‘admits fab­ri­cat­ing’ the fact that he applied and was admit­ted to West Point.” So they go to the West Point spokes­babe today and she says, “No, we had no appli­ca­tion. He didn’t apply, and he cer­tainly didn’t attend here.”

So they clearly want igno­rant, impres­sion­able, unin­formed read­ers to think that Ben Carson’s out there writ­ing in his book that he went to West Point and that The Politico today has uncov­ered the fact that he didn’t. And do you want to know how suc­cess­ful this is? I’m not gonna men­tion any names here. In the open­ing seg­ment of this pro­gram, I’m going through exactly what I just told you here, and some­body on the other side of the glass shouted to me, “It doesn’t mat­ter, he’s toast! The truth doesn’t mat­ter. He’s toast.”

And this might be true if Car­son was a reg­u­lar pol but if you think a fel­low who has spent hours fight­ing for the lives of kids con­sid­ered doomed was going to just give up they were quite mis­taken. Car­son called the story “an out­right lie” Amer­i­can Ele­phant put it well

and lo and behold within a few hours Politico had already edited their story (with­out men­tion­ing the edits) and CNN was putting out a story titled “Where Politico’s Ben Car­son ‘Scoop’ Went Wrong

The rewrit­ten arti­cle did not ini­tially include a cor­rec­tion or editor’s note, although a note was later added on Fri­day. Politico again said it “stands by its reporting.”

Of course by the time these cor­rec­tions were pro­mul­gated the low info vot­ers who don’t fol­low the news or see the cor­rec­tions will have the back­ground noise of “Ben Car­son Lied” added into things “every­body knows.”

Take a look at the press con­fer­ence below

And remem­ber the pri­mary sub­ject of these ques­tions are con­cern­ing a din­ner he attended at age 18.

Now some might say, hey this guy is run­ning for pres­i­dent of the United States, this isn’t soft­ball, he’s got to demon­strate that he can stand up and take it.

How­ever that very evening we saw a very dif­fer­ent press event for Democrats…

2. MSNBC invites the Hillary Clin­ton & Co over to play softball

At 8 PM Fri­day evening MSNBC broad­cast the First in the south Demo­c­rat forum fea­tur­ing Mar­tin O’Malley, BErnie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

The Con­trast was quite striking.

Unlike the com­bat­ive CNBC, Fox & CNN Debates the Demo­c­rat Can­di­dates appeared one at a time with­out wor­ry­ing about being chal­lenged by their opponents

Unlike the CNBC debate and the Scrum around Ben Car­son ear­lier in the day. Rather than fac­ing con­fronta­tional ques­tions from polit­i­cal oppo­nents like Ben Car­son and the GOP CNBC debaters did the Demo­c­rat Can­di­dates faced ques­tions from Rachel Mad­dow the most lib­eral of hosts on MSNBC all based on affirm­ing their world­view rather than chal­leng­ing it.

And while Mr. Carson’s words at a din­ner at age 18 were con­sid­ered rel­e­vant nei­ther this story which broke this morn­ing:

A day after assum­ing office as sec­re­tary of state, Clin­ton signed a Sen­si­tive Com­part­mented Infor­ma­tion Nondis­clo­sure Agree­ment that laid out crim­i­nal penal­ties for “any unau­tho­rized dis­clo­sure” of clas­si­fied information.

Experts have guessed that Clin­ton signed such an agree­ment, but a copy of her spe­cific con­tract, obtained by the Com­pet­i­tive Enter­prise Insti­tute through an open records request and shared with the Wash­ing­ton Free Bea­con, reveals for the first time the exact lan­guage of the NDA.

Nor he con­tra­dic­tory expla­na­tions con­cern­ing the cause of the Beng­hazi attack.

An email released by the House Select Com­mit­tee on Beng­hazi Sat­ur­day sug­gests Hillary Clinton’s State Depart­ment was advised to tell two dif­fer­ent sto­ries about what sparked the 2012 Beng­hazi ter­ror attack: one to the U.S., and another in Libya.

Both which took place while sec­re­tary of state in this admin­is­tra­tion were not news­wor­thy enough to elicit a ques­tion on the topic from Miss Mad­dow. Here is one of the questions

Now you might say that it’s the job of the press to exam­ine the words of a top tier GOP can­di­date like Ben Car­son and you might also say that at the Demo­c­rat Forum Rachel Mad­dow asked some ques­tions of real sub­stance, par­tic­u­larly the one on the tech indus­try & in both cases you would be right…

HOW­EVER if I was a can­di­date like Ted Cruz, who was roundly attacked for con­trast­ing the way Democ­rats and Repub­li­cans are treated by the press and ridiculed by Megyn Kelly for sug­gest­ing that per­haps the GOP should have it’s debates mod­er­ated by peo­ple who actu­ally vote in GOP elec­tions the next time some­one ques­tioned either of these state­ments and asked why he’s spend­ing his time talk­ing about media cov­er­age I’d hand them a DVD of the Media cov­er­age of Novem­ber 6th 2015 and answer:

THIS is why.

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The questions that have been asked so far in this debate, illustrate why the American people don’t trust the media. This is not a cage match. And if you look at the questions, Donald Trump, are you a comic book villain? Ben Carson, can you do the math? John Kasich, can you insult two people over here? Marco Rubio, why don’t you resign? Jeb Bush, why have your numbers fallen? How about talking about the substantive issues —

Ted Cruz CNBC Debate Oct 29th 2015

Last week Ted Cruz has his single biggest moment in the GOP race to this point when during the CNBC debate he called out the bias of the MSM against the GOP contrasting it with how Democrats have been treated by said media and suggested that perhaps the people asking the questions of the person seeking the GOP nomination should have voted in such a primary at least once.

During the week that followed we heard all kinds of snark suggesting that if the GOP couldn’t handle CNBC they couldn’t handle the white house, they were called whiners, complainers and attacked by press from CNN MSNBC and even Megyn Kelly of Fox news.

However on Friday we had a 24 hour period where the Media did their best to make his point for him.

Item 1.  The only way a Black Man escapes the Democrat Plantation is Death

Months ago just after he announced I covered a Ben Carson Q & A in NH and ask him about the media 180 on him since he critiqued the president at the Prayer Breakfast.

at the time Carson’s prospects were considered slim and none and slim was not in town. Well a few weeks after he finished 2nd in the 603 alliance caucus of confirmed NH voters and just a few days after a Quinnipiac poll showed that he was drawing nearly 20% of te black vote, enough to make a Democrat victory impossible in a general election. The media decided to go after him in a Big way.

Politico put out hit piece on Carson claiming he was lying about some childhood & teenage stories. Before you knew it every single media outlet was piling on as illustrated by this image via the Rush Limbaugh site:

Journalistic-Malpractice

and this statement

See? From the moment I told you about this, this is exactly what I told you The Politico’s purpose was. They want you to think that Carson never went to West Point but that he says he did. “Politico published a piece Friday claiming Carson’s campaign ‘admits fabricating’ the fact that he applied and was admitted to West Point.” So they go to the West Point spokesbabe today and she says, “No, we had no application. He didn’t apply, and he certainly didn’t attend here.”

So they clearly want ignorant, impressionable, uninformed readers to think that Ben Carson’s out there writing in his book that he went to West Point and that The Politico today has uncovered the fact that he didn’t. And do you want to know how successful this is? I’m not gonna mention any names here. In the opening segment of this program, I’m going through exactly what I just told you here, and somebody on the other side of the glass shouted to me, “It doesn’t matter, he’s toast! The truth doesn’t matter. He’s toast.”

And this might be true if Carson was a regular pol but if you think a fellow who has spent hours fighting for the lives of kids considered doomed was going to just give up they were quite mistaken. Carson called the story “an outright lie” American Elephant put it well

and lo and behold within a few hours Politico had already edited their story (without mentioning the edits) and CNN was putting out a story titled “Where Politico’s Ben Carson ‘Scoop’ Went Wrong

The rewritten article did not initially include a correction or editor’s note, although a note was later added on Friday. Politico again said it “stands by its reporting.”

Of course by the time these corrections were promulgated the low info voters who don’t follow the news or see the corrections will have the background noise of “Ben Carson Lied” added into things “everybody knows.”

Take a look at the press conference below

And remember the primary subject of these questions are concerning a dinner he attended at age 18.

Now some might say, hey this guy is running for president of the United States, this isn’t softball, he’s got to demonstrate that he can stand up and take it.

However that very evening we saw a very different press event for Democrats…

2. MSNBC invites the Hillary Clinton & Co over to play  softball

At 8 PM Friday evening MSNBC broadcast the First in the south Democrat forum featuring Martin O’Malley, BErnie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

The Contrast was quite striking.

Unlike the combative CNBC, Fox & CNN Debates the Democrat Candidates appeared one at a time without worrying about being challenged by their opponents

Unlike the CNBC debate and the Scrum around Ben Carson earlier in the day. Rather than facing confrontational questions from political opponents like Ben Carson and the GOP CNBC debaters did the Democrat Candidates faced questions from Rachel Maddow the most liberal of hosts on MSNBC all based on affirming their worldview rather than challenging it.

And while Mr. Carson’s words at a dinner at age 18 were considered relevant neither this story which broke this morning:

A day after assuming office as secretary of state, Clinton signed a Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement that laid out criminal penalties for “any unauthorized disclosure” of classified information.

Experts have guessed that Clinton signed such an agreement, but a copy of her specific contract, obtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute through an open records request and shared with the Washington Free Beacon, reveals for the first time the exact language of the NDA.

Nor he contradictory explanations concerning the cause of the Benghazi attack.

An email released by the House Select Committee on Benghazi Saturday suggests Hillary Clinton’s State Department was advised to tell two different stories about what sparked the 2012 Benghazi terror attack: one to the U.S., and another in Libya.

Both which took place while secretary of state in this administration were not newsworthy enough to elicit a question on the topic from Miss Maddow. Here is one of the questions

 

Now you might say that it’s the job of the press to examine the words of a top tier GOP candidate like Ben Carson and you might also say that at the Democrat Forum Rachel Maddow asked some questions of real substance, particularly the one on the tech industry & in both cases you would be right…

…HOWEVER if I was a candidate like Ted Cruz, who was roundly attacked for contrasting the way Democrats and Republicans are treated by the press and ridiculed by Megyn Kelly for suggesting that perhaps the GOP should have it’s debates moderated by people who actually vote in GOP elections the next time someone questioned either of these statements and asked why he’s spending his time talking about media coverage I’d hand them a DVD of the Media coverage of November 6th 2015 and answer:

THIS is why.

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