Despite the fact that drilling for water on his own property is not 1) illegal, 2) unethical, 3) immoral, or 4) even slightly controversial — Jay Root made it a major story, as though Abbott was doing something wrong — or better in the eyes of Liberals, hypocritical.
It’s becoming more apparent that the Texas Tribune intends to be the media and PR arm of the Wendy Davis campaign, with a thinly-veiled goal of helping get Abortion Barbie elected governor of Texas.
I’m sure lefty invective against Conservatives will still be welcomed with open arms. Otherwise they’d have almost zero comments on their stories.
The reason that the Texas Tribune’s comment sections are nearly 100% from far-left progressives is Birds of a Feather.
With Attorney Greg Abbott’s announcement that he is running for Governor of Texas, the local media has started in on their dirt-digging and smear campaign, designed to help whichever Democrat the Texas Democrat Party offers up as a sacrificial lamb.
You’ve heard the old saying “birds of a feather flock together.” It’s the reason that the majority of MSNBC’s viewers (all 17 of ‘em) are unhinged Liberals. It’s the reason that the majority of the readers and commenters at the Huffing-and-puffington Post and the Daily Kos are far left Progressives. If Talking Points Memo polled [...]
Do you know why nobody believes that you’re actually an “unbiased” and “objective” media organization Trib? Because your pull stunts like this, knowing what the outcome will be, while trying to keep your own hands clean (“Hey, we merely posted a three year old, un-newsworthy picture. And asked for comments. It’s not our fault our readers went all homophobic on us…”).
I’m envisioning a cozy, if not outright collaborative (agenda and and talking point sharing), relationship between the Leftist at the Texas Tribune (that would be All of Them, as far as I can tell) and the mostly out-of-state Leftist Battleground team.
Any guesses as to why Ms. Smith would fail to mention all the socialist groups in attendance on Saturday?
Mr. Thornton has a history of political activism and a history of putting his money behind his political ideology. Does anybody really believe that he put all that money behind a media organization that didn’t share his politics and agenda? Well, then I have a bridge I’d like to sell you.