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Paul Ryan: ‘We expected
media bias going into this’

Daily Caller, by Jeff Poor

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 9/30/2012 12:40:48 PM

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan told host Chris Wallace that he and running mate Mitt Romney expected liberal media bias to affect their campaign from day one. “I think it kind of goes without saying that there is definitely a media bias,” Ryan said. “Look, I’m a conservative, Chris. I’m used to media bias. We expected media bias going into this. That’s why we’re trying to cut through and go straight to people. That’s why when in Washington you hear people complain about media bias, come out into these states

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/30/2012 12:44:22 PM     (No. 8900301)

I watched this and Ryan was, as always, terrific. He refused to nibble at Wallace's baited hooks, articulated the points he needed to make and made a good case for electing Romney/Ryan.

For those of you who haven't yet seen Fox Sunday, click it off after Ryan's interview, because the panel was stacked with: Bill Kristol and Laura Ingraham (known to dislike Romney), Juan Williams and Liz Marlantes from the Christian Science Monitor.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 9/30/2012 12:58:43 PM     (No. 8900321)

First act of the new Republican Congress pass a Law: Prison sentence for Journalist who are caught manipulating the news to provide aid or support to any candidate one year prior to a Federal Election.

Any one convicted will face a 20 to in Life Prison term under FEDERAL sentencing mandates.

Can you hear the MSM cry and scream about the CHILL it will have on the First Amendment, the only amendment they ever support. Their response, how can you tell they have been manipulating? Well how about doctored videos for starters and the covering up corruption of this administration at the highest levels of the MSM and the WH.

I know, I'm wishful thinking. A man's gotta dream.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 9/30/2012 1:16:10 PM     (No. 8900344)

I haven't watched this yet - waiting for re-broadcast on FNC. However, must respond to #2. While I appreciate and share the motive behind your "dream", #2, the Framers had a better idea. The best way to deal with bad free speech or bad free press is more free speech and press to expose and discredit it. That is the whole idea of the First Amendment. Rather than attempting to make offensive and malicious ideas illegal, just let sunshine do it's thing. Truth has a way. I'd like to see a conservative on-air broadcast network news operation to counter the LSM lies. It should include daily alternatives to Today, GMA, etc. as well as the evening news - not just one hour of FNS per week.. How about it, Rupert and Roger?

As to expected media bias, just wait until Wednesday night when so much is "on the line". "You ain't seen nothin' yet." Romney had better be prepared for an all-out ambush.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tobias, 9/30/2012 1:46:50 PM     (No. 8900371)

I watched the show. Chris did the usual MSM talking points and Paul Ryan was well prepared for everything that Chris tossed at him. He gives me hope. I no longer fear the liberal tainted journalist debates.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoniTx, 9/30/2012 1:50:38 PM     (No. 8900378)

Agree with #1. Chris Wallace did all he could do to bait Paul Ryan. Sure would like to see him replaced. Hard to watch.

Paul Ryan did great.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 9/30/2012 2:08:29 PM     (No. 8900396)

I, too, watched it via my DVR, this am, after church. Chris W. was obnoxious, as usual, always baiting, always hoping for a "gotcha" but not with Paul Ryan! He is excellent under the stupidity of the questions Chris asked. I did manage to watch (sorrowfully) the panel and believe me, no one had anything good to say about Romney/Ryan. But they sure know what the R & R guys should do!!! I've stopped listening to Laura now. She's too opinionated, strident and really unlikeable since her man Santorum lost.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Justavoter, 9/30/2012 2:14:17 PM     (No. 8900405)

I watched and while Ryan did a decent job of holding his ground there were two huge openings that Ryan missed. The first was when Wallce asked about the tax cuts "costing" the government which Ryan gave the typical acceptance of the premise that tax cuts cost the government. It should have gone something like this:
Wallace: how do you respond to the notion from the president that your tax cuts will cost the government x-trillion dollars
Ryan: Criss, when you get your check from Fox, is it made out to the US Treasury or to Chris Wallace?
Wallace: to me, but what is your point?
Ryan: my point is that it is your money first and as a citizen, you along with other citizens elect representatives to decide how much of your paycheck the government needs to protect the interest of its citizens. I reject the premise that tax cuts " cost" the government anything

Ryan also missed the mark when Wallace opened the door about the media bias. What Ryan should have told him is that if the media was doing their job at actuall challenging Oboma on issues such as Fast andFurios and Bengaziy, those two alone would drive the polls 10 points to their favor if the media woul just seek the truth.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KanSam, 9/30/2012 2:18:03 PM     (No. 8900411)

THis Thread renews my faith that more and more people are coming to the realization that more and more the Verbiage spewed on FOX NEWS is more and more slanted towards the LEFT. The "Far& Balanced" line is beginning to smell like a day old pile. It is becoming the whip that the conservatives are being flogged with. Their " Producers" and "Script Writers" are seemingly all Left Wingers. Listen how they couch their language.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Malia2012, 9/30/2012 3:46:49 PM     (No. 8900551)

I agree with #1. We changed the channel as soon as the panel was introduced. Laura Ingraham & Kristol, cannot be taken seriously any longer and the rest are total leftists. I agree #8. It will be so long FNC after this Election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 9/30/2012 3:50:59 PM     (No. 8900564)

Paul Ryan is MORE than a match for the lefty-biased media because he knows the facts and tells the truth with clarity. The truth is exactly what both Romney and Ryan need to state in order to draw the sharp constrast with 0bama's dismal record for the past 4 years in office, his radical agenda & his documented failed policies which illustrate 0bama can't be trusted anymore.

Someone on FOX asked what Americans want from the Presidential debates. In a one word response: TRUTH!

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