Where has the real campaign news gone?
Our economy is in the tank. Gas prices are at an all-time high.
With all this happening, we are perhaps in the middle of the most important presidential campaign in a generation. There are issues to be discussed. Yet, all the media seems to be focused on now is Reverend Wright. The Obama Campaign is stuck in a corner. Today on the campaign trail, Obama
Why can't all this stop? The media does a great job of putting candidates into a box. They have with John McCain as well -- portraying him as an old, angry man. Or Obama, a fringe liberal who attended an anti-American church. So the media finds any evidence to back up their preexisting view of a candidate and reports it. Hardly do they report contradicting stories, as if to tell the American public, "I know you can't handle nuance, so let's make this easy for you by reporting only one side of the story." Like today, the media is ignoring the fact that Barack Obama called for non-violence in New York City, which angered Reverend Al Sharpton. Sharpton went on to accuse Obama of trying to "
This campaign is now nothing but a circus, and the media has complete control over it. No wonder it has lasted this long. Cable news doesn't want it to end. It's their soap opera. It's their excuse for not reporting actual news. The Clintons love drama. As long as the media reports on the tactics, which the Clintons are good at, and not real issues, this contest will continue all the way to the convention.