Wednesday, December 3, 2008

How The Media Convinced Themselves Obama Was A Liberal

Posted by Jane Hamsher, Firedoglake - Cherrypicking information, ignoring facts, generating fake outrage -- the media did their best to create a caricature of Obama.
1. Cherry picked a 2007 National Journal ranking which concluded that Obama was the most liberal Senator. This despite the fact that it was an outlier with a deeply flawed methodology that no other ranking confirmed, and only a true nitwit would swallow credulously the notion that Obama was more liberal than Russ Feingold or Bernie Sanders.

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