90 Miles From Tyranny : Eight Democratic Candidates That Are Embarrassing Their Party and What the Networks Aren't Telling You About Them

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Eight Democratic Candidates That Are Embarrassing Their Party and What the Networks Aren't Telling You About Them

Despite a plethora of Democratic candidates this year who have embarrassed their party – from
Wendy Davis attacking her opponent’s disability to Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Grimes refusing to say if she voted for the President to Nikki Haley’s Democratic male opponent calling her a whore – the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks have been almost silent in airing these stories on their evening and morning shows.

This is a far cry from past elections in which the networks were all too ready to use the embarrassments and scandals of Mark Foley, Larry Craig, Todd Akin to whack the entire Republican party.

The following is a list of 2014 Democratic candidates whose stumbles, gaffes and scandals have been, for the most part, covered up by the Big Three network evening and morning shows (ABC’sWorld News and Good Morning America; CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning; NBC Nightly News and Today) :

Wendy’s Woes

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis became a media darling when she staged a filibuster for abortion but lately she’s been embarrassing herself and party with inept attacks against her Republican opponent in the Texas gubernatorial race.

On October 20 she implied Texas Republican Attorney General Gregory Abbott was against interracial marriage - even though Abbott’s wife, Cecilia, is a Latina. If Abbott were to be elected she would become the first Latina first lady of Texas. So far no network has aired a single second ...Read More HERE

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