Liberal Media Gets In The Face Of Conservatives, Hoping To Start A Slap Fight

The Daily Caller | 2/7/2018 | Staff
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Regularly receiving the back of the liberal media’s hand, conservatives also receive their backhanded compliment. Unable to rehabilitate the left, liberal media must seek to debilitate the right. So unsuccessful have they been, they see their effort against conservatives is not just one of enmity, but necessity.

The Washington Post’s first Sunday headline read: “Party of law and order picks defiance.” The headline next to it stated: “At FBI, fears of lasting damage.” Thus was verdict rendered on the intricately interwoven story of the FBI’s role in an increasingly questionable investigation.

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The same newspaper that has an Oscar-nominated movie in theaters about its role in leaking the Pentagon Papers and preens over Watergate has effectively told its readership: “Move along, nothing to see here.”

The same thing could be said for the liberal media overall. When investigations are aimed at conservatives, the liberal media could not be more interested. When these are being called for by conservatives, they cannot be bothered. Liberal media bias against conservatives is not new; it is worse.

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As certain as sunrise, liberal media will not forego identifying conservative groups as “conservatives” when reporting. However similar treatment to liberal groups is frequently avoided. The effect implicitly shapes perceptions: Labeled conservatives appear biased, but unidentified liberals are passed off as mainstream.

Of course the liberal media meticulously apply this same treatment to themselves. By denying their liberal bias, they seek to pass themselves off as the “mainstream media,” which they decidedly are not — except as it applies to their dominance of the media.

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Often the liberal media makes their implicit goal explicit too. Stories featuring conservatives often affix negatives — “far” right or “hardcore” — in case the audience might miss more subtle packaging. Again, if identified as “liberal,” they do not associate such groups with pejoratives which would make them appear...
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