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Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:37 PM

Alternet Article Why is the Press Giving Republicans A Pass on the Mueller Report

https://www.alternet.org/2019/04/why-is-the-press-is-still-giving-republicans-a-pass-on-the-mueller-report/?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=113

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It’s only Tuesday, but the New York Times has already published two front-page stories this week depicting Democrats as being tied in a political pretzel over the issue of Donald Trump’s possible impeachment following the public release of the devastating report delivered by special counsel Robert Mueller.


The party faces deep “divisions” and a major “quandary,” according to the Times. The daily has hardly been alone in its near-total focus on Democrats post-Mueller report. Trump is the leader of the other party, and his outlandish behavior reflects badly on it. But after the 448-page findings on Trump obstruction and collusion were released, much of the press immediately went into process coverage, and the Mueller report...…. (please refer to article).

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Reply Alternet Article Why is the Press Giving Republicans A Pass on the Mueller Report (Original post)
bdamomma Apr 24 OP
True Blue American Apr 24 #1
malaise Apr 24 #2
PeeJ52 Apr 24 #3
bdamomma Apr 24 #10
alwaysinasnit Apr 24 #4
pscot Apr 24 #6
alwaysinasnit Apr 24 #7
Duppers Apr 24 #9
Anon-C Apr 24 #5
BigmanPigman Apr 24 #8
Efilroft Sul Apr 24 #11
bdamomma Apr 24 #12
Efilroft Sul Apr 24 #13
bdamomma Apr 24 #14

Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:42 PM

1. Yes, the Cable News is doing the same thing.

I heard a Reporter I really respected go on and on this morning about Trump standing firm. He went on and on, as if nothing is wrong.

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:44 PM

2. Great question

Get thee to the greatest page

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:53 PM

3. Where are the Republicans?

 

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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #3)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 06:28 PM

10. Republicans

are losers, they only wanted a tax hike for their donor class or to be cut off by them, that is why they are hanging on to tRump, stealing from us to give to that 1%. George Carlin was right, they want it all, next will be social security, when will be our breaking point??

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 01:54 PM

4. My guess is that the Press is controlled by the economic elite for the purpose of swaying public

opinion for their benefit (i.e. dividing Americans politically and obscuring GOP wrongdoing).

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Response to alwaysinasnit (Reply #4)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 02:08 PM

6. If by Press you mean cable news

Everyone you see on cable news channels belongs to the economic elite.

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Response to pscot (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 02:10 PM

7. I was thinking of the PTB who head up and control the main stream media.

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Response to alwaysinasnit (Reply #4)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 06:10 PM

9. Bingo! ⬆⬆

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 02:01 PM

5. Kickin' n' rec'in'

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 02:34 PM

8. Aren't they all off this week on Easter Break?

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Response to bdamomma (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 07:27 PM

11. The media are only as liberal as the corporations that own them.

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Response to Efilroft Sul (Reply #11)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 07:34 PM

12. I have to get back to

watching Democracy now with Amy Goodman. Rachel, Lawrence and Ari are the ones I watch.

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Response to bdamomma (Reply #12)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 07:36 PM

13. I cut the cord 11 years ago.

Still, with the new generation TVs, I will admit to watching Real Time with Bill Maher on the HBO app. But most of my information is gathered from online or print sources.

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Response to Efilroft Sul (Reply #13)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 07:51 PM

14. Nothing wrong with

that as long as you're being informed.

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