Violence Done to Democrats; Now That’s News! (Violence Done to Republicans, Not So Much.)
When windows are broken at the headquarters of a Democratic politician, it makes the news. Racial epithets allegedly yelled at Congressmen (for which no actual evidence exists currently) get days of coverage. But when Republican political operatives, leaving a Republican fundraiser, get beaten outside it and have bones broken, the MSM heaves a sigh of boredom and virtually ignore it.
Left wing blogs spring into action and report that the brutal attack was not politically motivated. So, that explains the (lack of) media coverage?
To steal Limbaugh’s phrase, Andrew Breibart and company don’t need to be balanced by equal time. They are equal time. As Frank Ross says in his article:
Here we have a beautiful 26-year-old woman who has pins and screws keeping her leg together. We have her boyfriend with a broken jaw and nose. At what point does the media become a willing accomplice, through its silence and utter lack of curiosity, in these crimes?
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