The Peculiar Priorities of the Chicago Media

The evil and ignorant media continues to do their part to insure a high number of low information voters. From Laurie Higgins at IFI:

Yesterday, there was a rally in support of natural marriage at the Capitol Rotunda in Springfield.

Estimates of the numbers of attendees are between 3,000 and 5,000 — and this on a bitter cold winter day.

Last night, WGN News and FOX News Chicago at 9:00 p.m. had no stories about the rally.

ABC, NBC, and CBS at 10:00 p.m.—nothing.

But while no station covered the story of 3,000-5,000 Illinoisans descending on Springfield in opposition to the legalization of “same-sex marriage,” CBS had a story about coyotes surrounding a golden retriever in an affluent North Shore suburb, NBC had a story about Michelle Obama’s new portrait, and ABC had a story about Robin Roberts’ return to Good Morning America.

I awaited my morning Trib with bated breath…What, no story about a huge rally in support of natural marriage?

Was this story not newsworthy? Was it not at least as newsworthy as Michelle’s new portrait?

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