True to form, the liberal media went nuts during the Republican National Convention. Here are just the top three headlines that can be found at the Media Research Center’s Newsbusters web page:
AP Helped Set Expectations For RNC Protest ‘Chaos’ in Cleveland, and It Didn’t Happen
By Tom Blumer |July 22, 2016 | 10:30 AM EDT
The headline at Dan Zak’s Arts & Entertainment column at the Washington Post early Thursday evening: “We were promised a riot. In Cleveland, we got a block party instead.” (There were occasional exceptions.) Though his article’s tone was generally positive, he did complain that“Cleveland is basically a police state this week.” Gosh, I didn’t know police states had so much freedom of speech and expression.What Zak found was “general comity,” which included people giving out hugs and cuddles (seriously), and spontaneous outbursts of live music. So it’s worth asking who made the “promise (of) a riot,” or at least who built the expectation. To what should be no one’s surprise, the Associated Press had a big role.
NBC: ‘Doom and Gloom’ of Trump’s Speech ‘Presenting the Country as a Dark Place’
By Kyle Drennen | July 22, 2016 | 9:34 AM EDT
Reacting to Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night, on Friday morning, the hosts and correspondents of NBC’s Today scolded the GOP nominee for his “dark” tone of “doom and gloom.” Opening the broadcast, co-host Matt Lauer proclaimed: “Donald Trump closes out the Republican National Convention in a speech that was both fiery…and dark.”
PBS Anchor Judy Woodruff Asks Mike Pence Three Times About Harsh ‘Over the Top’ Hillary Critics
By Tim Graham | July 22, 2016 | 9:22 AM EDT
PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff was awarded an interview with Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence for Thursday night’s newscast, and she questioned Pence from the right about whether Trump can be someone social conservatives can support. But what really stood out was Woodruff’s repeated protests against “pretty harsh criticism” of Hillary Clinton. She said “Last question,” and then asked the same question three times, insisting the Republicans were just too harsh.
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