Monday, May 23, 2016


If, during an American Presidential race, a poll was conducted that showed the Republican presumptive nominee leading---FOR THE FIRST TIME---over his Democratic rival, wouldn't that be a newsworthy headline?  Apparently not if you're the Washington Post.

In a glaring and liberally-biased fashion, the Post' editors decided to bury the lead their own poll, (219 words into their story), that showed Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton among registered voters, 46 percent to 44 percent.

But, the spin didn't stop there:
"At this point, the two candidates are in a statistical dead heat among registered voters, with Trump favored by 46 percent and Clinton favored by 44 percent. That represents an 11-point shift toward the presumptive Republican nominee since March. Among all adults, Clinton holds a six-point lead (48 percent to 42 percent), down from 18 points in March."   (link)
The Post just had to provide something that appeared positive for Mrs. Clinton, (the whopping six-point lead among "all adults"), but losing 12 points in a two-month span is hardly seen by most readers as a "positive" note.

Ironically, the Washington Examiner, who posted this "begrudging story", spent the rest of their own time providing/boasting about Mr. Trump's unfavorables, compared to Hillarys.  They even finished off their anti-Trump screed by encouraging a third party candidate, including Mr. Excitement, Gary Johnson.

But, "it's still the economy, stupid", and in almost every poll, more voters believe/trust Donald Trump on the economy than Hillary.  Further, the economy ranks highest among American's concerns by a huge margin---39%---with the next issue, national security, at 14%.

Yet, the Mainstream Media, (yes, including the folks at Fox News), are currently obsessed with the "unfavorables", even though Mr. Trump's have gone down, while Hillary's is climbing.

But, you won't find any of this kind of "information" in the Washington Post.  Mr. Bezos has another agenda.

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