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We -- as -- Bernie segment tonight we believe the factors coverage of big Ghazi the IRS and the AP snooping around.
Has been fair.
If you disagree please let me know by email.
Or at CNN -- not covered those stories all that much and there is a slightly skeptical tone.
Can you see in your -- -- wait that this might not have been political that this was a misguided stupid way to sort.
But that they didn't intend it to be some kind of political.
Attempt to well -- harassed the Tea Party.
I would think that if there was any chance that this was a mistake the investigator general wouldn't be coming around saying otherwise.
And the Arabs themselves wouldn't be admitted they say -- -- question is whether it was -- political.
Now yesterday -- -- Bernie Goldberg about the CNN situation.
Anything wrong when -- Crowley's posture.
You know what I really I'm not gonna lose much sleep over her asking -- was a mistake.
Instead of it being political and she gave him a chance to answer but it does fault.
Into the broad category of a reporter asking a scientist is it possible that the earth is flat.
Because the chances of the -- being flat or exactly the same as the IRS thing being simply a mistake.
But bill there's something much bigger going on here and it's it's how the mainstream media so called mainstream media.
Cover scandals in general if it's a Republican scandal it's always covered as a scandal.
But if it's a democratic scandal it's covered.
As how are these cynical Republicans going to take advantage of this for political points a classic example.
Page one of the New York Times a week ago -- one this is a headline you can't make up.
IRS focus on conservatives.
Gives GOP an issue to seize on.
IRS focus -- -- -- come on in other words the story isn't the IRS abuse.
It's how is the GOP going to seize on this I have two more examples the Associated Press you know the gold standard of American journalism.
So they write a story that says.
The scandals dogging President Obama -- -- little cook political gift to Republicans.
But it's unclear how they're going to capitalize.
On this politically again.
Story's not about the abuse the stories about how are Republicans gonna take advantage of it.
And the third example.
Is truly pathetic it happened on MSNBC -- contributor.
By the name of joy you read said.
That unless you're trying to form a tax exempt 501 C four.
This story isn't about you.
If you're not trying to form a tax exempt organization.
It's not about you.
But this is this is how far liberalism has fallen in this country.
Couple of observations from me -- humble correspondent.
Number one Candy Crowley is the big Kahuna as far as politics are concerned.
-- Covered the debate moderated debates got criticized there for -- into what -- -- we all remember.
-- it -- that she was promoting.
Not she didn't even she just didn't ask Rand Paul about could have been just a mistake like Lanny Davis -- and the -- tag in -- Maybe they just didn't know okay.
She puts -- -- the year and with her comment was almost arguing with him he said and then caught a good answer what the IG would -- -- that was mistake.
They say it was done on purpose no way why -- you sticking -- warm with -- comes back.
If she's a commentator like you Goldberg and me O'Reilly -- -- do that -- -- but as your chief correspondent I mean should come.
The second thing is you can do a legitimate side bar on the Republicans taking advantage of this story because surely -- -- But the main story has to be is this credible did they do weight and -- yet.
Not exactly right so I just want people to know these are the story on the politics and but that's not your lead.
Page one -- The New York Times.
This is not page 27 by the way the main story a day earlier was on page eleven.
So page eleven is where they tell the hard news story and and page one is where they give the political spent.
-- critical point about something that you did last week on your show that I think is important to have this your.
I wrote about this in a piece on my website at Bernard Goldberg dot com that I hope people look at.
It's about the interview that one of your guys stand banks did on the street with people in Manhattan.
It was fascinating.
He interviewed people about Ben Ghazi and a whole bunch of them never heard of Ben -- He interviewed a college student who's enrolled at -- cal Berkeley one of the finest schools in America who didn't know who the vice president of the United States -- These are precisely.
The kind of clueless people.
That Barack Obama is counting on.
Because the mainstream media isn't going.
To further -- this story any of these scandals did you know but people can count on them -- -- has enough as long as you have enough clueless people out there and then we don't know who don't care.
Who don't know.
These are the people that will enable Barack Obama to get through these as he's gotten through everything else I believe it.
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