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CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:05 AM Dec 2015

Hillary Clinton and MSM Just Like Two Peas In A Pod

If anyone is even remotely paying attention to the media be it on Network TV, On Line Media, Newspapers, or NPR it is obvious that Madison Avenue is hard at work "pumping" Hillary with an occasional "jab" for just good measure to trash Bernie...

After all, Hillary IS THE Presumptive Nominee... "Don't Ask Me No Questions, Just Shut Up And Get On Board!"

Nothing about policy comparisons with her Democratic Party rival, just the juvenile back and forth predominantly with the Donald... AND puff pieces to get US to find Hillary... More "Likable"

ANY mention of Bernie is most often something of a derogatory nature....

The Endless domination of ISIS/ISIL/Terrorism in the "News!"

Somehow Hillary is supposed to keep US "safer" than anybody else? Who is being played for the "sucker(s)" here? ________?

When people are afraid, they tend to make less than optimal decisions. Thus the quote most appropo from Hermann Goebbels, "Once you have them in fear, the rest is easy..."

The more WE play into the Fear Mongering on ALL sides, WE make it all the "easier" for THOSE whom WE detest e.g., "The Powers That Be" ...that control policy through their Establishment Candidates/Electeds to whom all of the HUGE $$$$'s are given...

In return for those eventual paybacks that such contributions engender.

Known nostalgically as
"Ye Ole Quid Pro Quo!."

http://www.dailyinfographic.com/the-illusion-of-choice-infographic Describing The American Media Oligopoly
"Ever wonder why every network is covering exactly the same stories every day? This is why.

Here are some "mentions" of Hillary on Yahoo just today: Funny, no mention of Bernie...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/hillary-clintons-got-serious-grandma-street-style-175029697.html

http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/news/a40772/hillary-clinton-undercover-civil-rights/

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hillary-clinton-says-shell-stand-000416384.html

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Hillary Clinton and MSM Just Like Two Peas In A Pod (Original Post) CorporatistNation Dec 2015 OP
Chris Matthews Should Be On Hillary's Payroll! CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #1
How do you know he is not already? He is a two-faced POS! Dustlawyer Dec 2015 #5
Today's Yahoo Media "Pumps" For Hillary CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #31
Hillary has all the clout and has earned her current standing. FarPoint Dec 2015 #2
and Sanders has been getting tremendous attention also, on all the networks. It is just convenient still_one Dec 2015 #9
He's appeared on those shows.... daleanime Dec 2015 #17
Wrongo -- All the networks behave as if Clinton were already the nominee Armstead Dec 2015 #23
The polls are all over the place how Bernie fares against the repugs still_one Dec 2015 #28
Arkansa Poll... Bernie Within Two Points... Tells You Something About People Who Know Hill and Bill CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #33
She has earned it mdbl Dec 2015 #13
I think she has always been more left than she displayed over the years. FarPoint Dec 2015 #30
Again, Choosing A Presidential Nominee IS A Matter of TRUST! Willing to Chance it With Hillary? CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #34
clout? pangaia Dec 2015 #16
Sanders has more contributors in the history of the U.S. He hasn't earned it either? ViseGrip Dec 2015 #22
Definitely not enough money... FarPoint Dec 2015 #29
One could say the same thing about GE and Wal Mart Armstead Dec 2015 #25
ha ha..exactly ViseGrip Dec 2015 #27
No one had received bad press like Hillary Clinton! Someone polling 30 points behind the front livetohike Dec 2015 #3
The MSM. Fuddnik Dec 2015 #4
Between Schult's support of Bernie and his reporting on the corruption in the Dustlawyer Dec 2015 #6
Gee, I guess that Bernie's continuous apperances on ABC This week, CBS Face the Nation, NBC still_one Dec 2015 #7
This may all work in Bernie's favor. tecelote Dec 2015 #8
Poor Bernie. Nobody pays him any attention. Nitram Dec 2015 #10
I agree-- I think the momentum is all in Bernie's favor right now. Fast Walker 52 Dec 2015 #15
The people the media ignores are paying attention! ViseGrip Dec 2015 #26
One Way Or The Other, THIS Is A Race To Displace The "Status Quo! CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #35
You're kidding right? Every time I turn around Bernie is on ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CNN. Laser102 Dec 2015 #11
Promotion of the left wing media. NCTraveler Dec 2015 #12
That would be media support for democrats who support corporations....just like Hillary ViseGrip Dec 2015 #21
Lol NCTraveler Dec 2015 #24
Interesting included in this OP is Thinkingabout Dec 2015 #14
We live in the most reality the owners of corporations (shareholders) will allow. raouldukelives Dec 2015 #18
Then Again, Just In Case, There is The Old Rig The Electronic Voting Machine Routine... CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #36
Post removed Post removed Dec 2015 #19
You must have missed an earlier crosspost? This one: ViseGrip Dec 2015 #20
How come Sanders is on the Sunday talk shows nearly every week? Gloria Dec 2015 #32
Built in Ass Covering to have a Rationale to Defend Should the Public Really Turn on The MSM! CorporatistNation Dec 2015 #37

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
31. Today's Yahoo Media "Pumps" For Hillary
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:20 PM
Dec 2015

ANYONE who denies that "The Establishment" has pulled out all of the stops in their propaganda thrust to put Hillary in the WH is either unconscious or in full on denial.

Cognitive Dissonance is often the root cause in "HillBillies" who refuse to acknowledge her past failed judgements, wrong decisions, prevarications and lapses in character.

Beyond all of her history, even her strongest supporters cannot deny the unprecedented collective falling in line of MSM advocacy and the complete dissolution of professional journalism mores in the unbridled push to ensure her stroll into the Oval Office 1/20/17.

TRUTH and DEMOCRACY in America... BE DAMNED!

A Couple of today's Hillary "Pumps" on Yahoo... PLUS NPR!!!!!

The NPR "Leave It To Beaver" "pump" piece on Hillary had to be at least 10 minutes long this morning... Noth'in but Vanilla and Spice and Everything Nice...


Here it is... http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/06/16/413927185/growing-up-in-protected-americana-hillary-clinton-looked-outside-the-cocoon

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/presidential-campaign/264375-bill-clinton-will-crush-donald-trump-with-a-smile

http://www.politico.com/gallery/2013/07/how-close-are-huma-abedin-and-hillary-clinton-001048?slide=0

In the spirit of fair play... Can you imagine Hillary doing THIS? http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2015/12/29/Sanders-flies-coach-straight-into-supporters-hearts/1161451409033/

FarPoint

(12,500 posts)
2. Hillary has all the clout and has earned her current standing.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:17 AM
Dec 2015

Hillary is going to be the Democratic Nominee and next President of the United States. Yea...she gets media attention and she has earned every thing by herself.

still_one

(92,595 posts)
9. and Sanders has been getting tremendous attention also, on all the networks. It is just convenient
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:48 AM
Dec 2015

Last edited Tue Dec 29, 2015, 10:59 AM - Edit history (1)

filtering to make it appear that Bernie is being ignored, which he isn't. Martin O'Malley on the other hand has a case for not being covered, but not the Sanders' campaign

Here are programs that Bernie regularly appears on:

Meet the Press, CNN state of the union, Chris Hayes MSNBC, rachel maddow MSNBC, and a host of others, and that does not include radio, such as his regular coverage by Thom Hartman

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
23. Wrongo -- All the networks behave as if Clinton were already the nominee
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 01:25 PM
Dec 2015

For example, they present polls that show how GOP candidates would fare against Clinton in the GWE. ...but NEVER how Sanders would fare.

They give token coverage to Sanders -- usually with the caveat that he is a "fringe socialist" but they always treat the horse race as if he and O'Malley don't exist as serious contenders.

still_one

(92,595 posts)
28. The polls are all over the place how Bernie fares against the repugs
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 03:24 PM
Dec 2015

and they are reported all the time here

FarPoint

(12,500 posts)
30. I think she has always been more left than she displayed over the years.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 06:41 PM
Dec 2015

She works within the perimeter to be functional.

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
34. Again, Choosing A Presidential Nominee IS A Matter of TRUST! Willing to Chance it With Hillary?
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:41 PM
Dec 2015

..... ?

 

ViseGrip

(3,133 posts)
22. Sanders has more contributors in the history of the U.S. He hasn't earned it either?
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 01:25 PM
Dec 2015

He's been in office and has a longer history and record than her. Gee, why aren't they covering it?

BECAUSE THERE IS A HUGE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO OF THEM.

Hard to believe these supporters are democrats...or just don't want to deal with the truth between these two candidates.

livetohike

(22,175 posts)
3. No one had received bad press like Hillary Clinton! Someone polling 30 points behind the front
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:20 AM
Dec 2015

runner is not going to get much notice. That's just the way it is and always will be. There are "journalists" out there who hate the Clinton's and continue to bash them for decades.

Sanders lost his daily mouth piece when Ed Schultz lost his show.

Dustlawyer

(10,500 posts)
6. Between Schult's support of Bernie and his reporting on the corruption in the
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:33 AM
Dec 2015

BP Gulf oil spill litigation he had to go. He would not stay on message like the others.

still_one

(92,595 posts)
7. Gee, I guess that Bernie's continuous apperances on ABC This week, CBS Face the Nation, NBC
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:44 AM
Dec 2015

Meet the Press, CNN state of the union, Chris Hayes MSNBC, rachel maddow MSNBC, and a host of others, and they have NOT been negative toward Bernie, in fact the majority of them have been positive.

The only one who is not getting a fair shake among the Democratic candidates is Martin O'Malley

tecelote

(5,122 posts)
8. This may all work in Bernie's favor.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:44 AM
Dec 2015

America loves the underdog, especially the one fighting the Oligarchy.

The more the mainstream media support Hillary, the more she seems like a corporate tool.

I see a groundswell of support every where I go. People mention they will vote for Hillary but Bernie supporters show a passion that is unmatched. They are Ambassadors for Change in America.

The status quo has to go.

Bernie will make America about Americans.

Laser102

(816 posts)
11. You're kidding right? Every time I turn around Bernie is on ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CNN.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:19 AM
Dec 2015

Saw him just last night on MSNBC. Second time on major cable in one day. Air time is not Bernie's problem. His message is.

 

NCTraveler

(30,481 posts)
12. Promotion of the left wing media.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:24 AM
Dec 2015

Corporate media that supports democrats.

I have heard this before but only from one group.

Amazing the false premise of corporate media supporting the Democratic Party is being floated here. It's a new DU.

Thinkingabout

(30,058 posts)
14. Interesting included in this OP is
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:37 AM
Dec 2015

"After all, Hillary IS THE Presumptive Nominee... "Don't Ask Me No Questions, Just Shut Up And Get On Board!"

And we see time after time when Sanders is on talk shows and debates he is ask a question he skims the question and spins off into his over and over statement on finances. His unwillingness to veer from his same old same old statements is preventing Sanders from revealing himself and become known. Getting to know Sanders is impossible.

raouldukelives

(5,178 posts)
18. We live in the most reality the owners of corporations (shareholders) will allow.
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 11:06 AM
Dec 2015

If it is bad for Wall St, it is bad for them. Sure, they vote but it matters little. The battle has already been decided by their wealth before it gets to something as quaint as an individual vote.

As long as Wall St wins, they are content to let democracy continue its slow burn into irrelevance.

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
36. Then Again, Just In Case, There is The Old Rig The Electronic Voting Machine Routine...
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:45 PM
Dec 2015

Bernie folks MUST come out in DROVES in order to DEFEAT This backup plan...

Response to CorporatistNation (Original post)

CorporatistNation

(2,546 posts)
37. Built in Ass Covering to have a Rationale to Defend Should the Public Really Turn on The MSM!
Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:48 PM
Dec 2015

Only recently have they picked it up just a tad because the public IS in fact ... catching on to the Thumb on The Scales bizness by Establishment "media."

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