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Kerry Loathed

Jonah, it may be true that Kerry is off-putting to liberal pundits and experts, as was Al Gore. That should be encouraging, but it makes me wince. The Gore-wuz-robbed crowd is exquisitely sensitive to these vibes (remember the story that journalists hissed at Gore watching a Gore-Bradley debate?) and will use that to assert some sort of anti-Dem media bias. But in fact, in 2000 Al Gore received very protective and even enthusiastic media coverage when compared to GWB, even on personal issues like the Kiss That Never Ends.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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