"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed." - Mark Twain

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Categories Media Bias Questions the Press Doesn't Ask Democrats
“Gov. Scott Walker has leapt to the top of polls in Iowa. As day follows night, he has moved to the center of the liberal press's crosshairs. This is the world we inhabit: When a Democrat is perceived as popular, the press discovers layers of humor and elan we never suspected. When a Republican is gaining strength, the press sharpens its bayonets.

Based on his response to trap-door questions in the past few days, we've been instructed that Walker a) is a crypto young Earther (or, just as bad, a panderer to same); b) that he ought to have answered the question regarding President Obama's faith with a resounding affirmation of Obama's fitness for sainthood; and c) that he is some sort of coward for not grabbing Rudy Giuliani by the scruff of the neck and escorting him off stage when the former mayor questioned the president's love of country.

Let's stipulate that Walker gave B-minus answers to D-minus questions. I agree with Ramesh Ponnuru that, while questions about evolution have zero relevance to governing, Republicans ought to be prepared to answer them without "punting.”

Yeah, these questions won't be asked ... they'd reveal too much about a professional politician and then the voters might become informed about issues. Yeah, these questions won't be asked -

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