Fox News is all slant, all the time, while MSNBC is absolutely not a liberal mirror-image. The slant is not equal, nor do the two channels offset like penalties in a football game.
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What may indeed be behind these right-wing campaigns is not derailing Obama's almost inevitable election as president, but limiting his policy options after he becomes president.
After receiving an email smear, one Indiana voter wrote: "I am outraged that the Republican Party sent this kind of smut to my home ... There is no place in this election [for] this garbage. It will not work; not this time."
It is at times difficult to remember that McCain, Palin, and Mike Duncan never want answers, for if they had them they would be unable to continue with their accusations.
Rather than being necessary for getting him to the White House, Obama's right-wing positions regarding Israel and its neighbors are actually hurting him.
This is a compilation of statements and allegations made by McCain or campaign surrogates that have been refuted, supported by the proof that they are mostly, partially, or completely false.
Voters in swing states -- and this, Colorado, appears to be the mother of all swing states -- are treated to a nearly endless barrage of political advertising and discussion.
Brokaw's bland evasiveness on Meet the Press does not bode well for what we can expect from his turn as moderator at this Tuesday's debate.
It will be interesting to see if Obama slyly eggs McCain into digging himself into an even deeper moral quagmire, as he did so cleverly with Hillary/Bill on the race issue.
There are too many problems to waste time on "gotcha" politics, with each side counterpunching the other on personal attacks and innuendo, while the American people are getting more and more fed up.
I am tired of hearing those in our party say we should not stoop to the level of the Republicans. Well, I for one live in a world of reality. You fight fire with fire.
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