The sleaziness of the liberal media continues to surprise me. I don't know why, but it does. I'm watching Bill Moyers. There are two Obama partisans discussing the evil tactics of John McCain with him. Within five minutes there were two instances of unfathomable hypocrisy. It began with one of the guests talking about an ad where John McCain criticizes Obama for wanting to give driver's licenses to illegal aliens and putting up a picture of Mohamed Atta on a driver's license. The guest claimed that the only reason for the ad is to create an association in people's minds between Obama and terrorists. Of course, that's not what the ad was doing at all; it was pointing out the incredible irresponsibility of giving driver's licenses to illegal aliens. What better way to show that than to show the driver's license that a terrorist was able to pick up in a state with just such policies?
The first instance of hypocrisy was when the other guest followed up the first guest's lie by saying that the real harm of this is that after the election, if Obama wins, he is going to have to govern, and that causing Americans to distrust the president hurts all of us. Any genuine journalist would have asked whether by that logic, the last eight years of vicious attacks on George Bush, who was not just a candidate but the actual president, were harmful to all of us. Why the double standard? But Moyers, a loyal Democrat stooge, just let the comment pass, as though Republicans had invented the tactic of making people distrust presidential candidates.
The second instance was from Moyers, who had just agreed how mean it was for John McCain to try to associate Obama with terrorists. He then pulled out three or four pieces of letter-size paper that he said had been put up in train and bus stations. All of them were in poor taste and one was outright racist. Clearly, these ads were either Democrat-supplied frauds, or the work of random psychos with cheap printers at home. Moyer's asked, "do these kinds of ads work?" This is just after they have been criticizing John McCain's ads. Clearly Moyer's is trying to associate John McCain with these ads, even though clearly neither John McCain nor anyone in the Republican leadership had anything to do with them.
How more blatant can they demonstrate that their accusations against Republicans are based largely on psychological projection? Democrats have always tried to associate Republicans with racists, religious bigots, and other unsavory types, even though there is no rational reason for it. So whenever Republican say anything that brings a Democrat together with any unsavory figure, regardless of the context or the point that is being made, or the evidence behind the point, they scream that Republicans are just doing what Democrats always do.
And as long as Democrats control the media, they will continue to be able to get away with this lying and character assassination. One of the more depressing things about recent events is the evidence of growing Democrat control over the internet. I thought that the internet might be the way that America would break free of Democrat thought control. But the Democrats saw that also, and have jumped on it will all four feet. Nothing as minor as the internet is going to be between them and power.