- Aug 26, 2001
No, they don't call him a loon. They call him a long-shot because, guess what, he IS a long-shot to win the presidency. They've called other candidates equally bad, if not worse, descriptors and they've gone on to do well in the election.Originally posted by: PC Surgeon
Let me know when you get your head out of the sand. MSM is biased, pure and simple.Originally posted by: BlinderBomber
Face it, his ideas aren't popular. His campaign isn't popular. HE isn't popular. The guy has 5% of the country. That's it. He's generating lots of online buzz that he cannot translate into real votes and you expect the media to dedicate hours of time to this guy? Maybe they'd consider dedicating time to him if he started polling a little higher... like say in such a way that he wasn't dead last in the race.
Clinton was also an underdog during his campaign. He received almost no media attention, particularly after NH, yet came back to win the whole thing. Why? Because Clinton's ideas weren't stupid. Clinton was electable. Clinton had a personality. There are hundreds of reasons, but sure PCSurgeon, if you sleep better at night believing that the media has teamed up with our government (who exactly?) to put a stop to Ron Paul's campaign, then I've got a perpetual motion machine to sell you.
Ron Paulers are so blinded by his image that they cannot see the all-too obvious flaws in his policy that prevent him from even being remotely considered for the office of president.
Ron Paulism FTL.
Everytime you hear about Paul you always have some stigma attached to it. Like "fringe" or "loon". If I was an undecided voter and was looking at candidates and all I heard was "this guys a loon" "he has no chance to win", I wouldn't want to be a "fringe supporter" and I would want to be a winner. MSM knows this and plays on the stupidity of people to take what they say as gospel. "It must be true the TV said it" mentality.
If everytime you saw Paul on TV and they talked about how wonderful he was, how he has been married for 53yrs, a ten term congressman who hasn't changed his principles for over 20+ yrs , showed the direction he wants to go to help America economically and the protection of liberties. I think we would see a substantial difference in votes toward Paul.
but no , those issues aren't as important to MSM, they support the statis quo, corporatist's and big government. If thats not what they are shoving down your throat you sure as hell will know what Brittany had for breakfast.
MSM has a vast amount of influence and that is impossible to deny.
Stop burying your head in the sand. Ron Paul is a long-shot candidate, particularly before his first big fund raiser and before he tanked in NH. I already demonstrated that the media started to shift their opinion before he got blown out of the water and PROVED he's a long-shot candidate.
You shout conspiracy over and over again because you are so blindly loyal to this man that the idea of him failing, without any body's assistance, is beyond your grasp. I don't mean to come out harsh, but I'm getting really sick of everybody shouting conspiracy at every fucking turn of the road.