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Wed Nov 16, 2016, 08:24 PM

3. The institutions carried her water hard and now look silly.

I do NOT see media bias everywhere. But when WaPO went nuts with the anti-Sanders smears, and then MSNBC started pretending there was only one "serious" candidate, it was impossible not to see things that way. Joy Reid actually got on Twitter and started calling everyone a communist -- like SOVIET communist -- because apparently she thinks that's still a thing. Like a crazy person with no connection to actual facts or history. Sanders, the Green Party, Edward Snowden, Putin and Trump. All the same somehow, and all Commieeees aaaaaghh!!

They lost their collective minds for a while there. I remember Rachel Maddow, one of the smartest people I have seen doing political commentary on television, making a childish frowny face when Sanders won some surprise state -- one of the ones Clinton later lost.

"Doesn't matter ... she'll still split the state and blah and blah and blah." This while even other members of the MSNBC panel were remarking on how interesting Sanders' success in the lately-Democratic rust-belt states was ...

When they weren't slagging down or ignoring Sanders, they were running Trump's full speeches, commercial free, in a freaking WINDOW while the rest of the shows went on.

Then they talked themselves into the election being a foregone conclusion. They suffered from the same disease Clinton and her people did -- the idea that important people in New York and on television decide way ahead of time how things are going to be, then let us all in on it eventually.

They fooled themselves. Fooled us. Fooled the country. Now they're trying to explain why that happened, without admitting they just hopped in the tank and faked it.

The Masters of the Universe are full of shit.

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