Friday, October 03, 2008

Who won the debate?

Who won the vice-presidential debate depends on who you ask... last night PBS and CBS declared Joe Biden the winner. Fox, ABC and NBC said both candidates gave great performances and from this viewer's perspective Fox was hanging the garlands around Governor Palin.

What happened to objective journalism? On two different teevee newscasts this morning I heard the talking heads say "Palin didn't lose but Biden didn't win." That's an exact quote. The inclusion of the word "but" is what bothers me. Were these particular anchors / networks / stations HOPING Palin would lose and Biden would win? That's not fair and balanced. I read something yesterday on the web about a longtime radio reporter (I think she worked in Chicago) who was FIRED because donned an Obama T-shirt at a political rally she was covering. I guess some folks are passionate about a particular candidate. I've said all along I believe Barack, McCain or Hillary would make for a great presidency, and that's my firm belief.

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  1. Palin thinks that she lost the VP debate.
    She said that now results the Mccain's company is obvious
    Watch this interview here: http://tubedirect.net/index.php?q=Palin-Fox-interview

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