Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Liberal Media Bias - #1959 - Journolist: The Jeremiah Wright Sermons The Liberal Media Didn't Want You to Focus On During 2008 Election - Breitbart


Journolist: The Jeremiah Wright Sermons The Liberal Media Didn't Want You to Focus on During 2008 Election - Breitbart
Daily Caller Discovers Journolist Plot to Spike Wright Story, Smear conservatives as Racists - Hot Air - After someone torpedoed Dave Weigel’s Washington Post gig by breaking the code of silence on the Journolist listserv, the race has been on to see who would sell the entire contents of the e-mail messages between the liberal members of the group — and who would get to buy them. We may never know who sold it, but Tucker Carlson and the Daily Caller wound up with the data, and they found a big story to lead off their exposés. In the first of a series on Journolist, Daily Caller reporter Jonathan Strong lays out a strategy plotted by Journolist members to kill the Jeremiah Wright story during the 2008 primaries — and to smear Barack Obama’s critics as racists: It was the moment of greatest peril for then-Sen. Barack Obama’s political career. In the heat of the presidential campaign, videos surfaced of Obama’s pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, angrily denouncing whites, the U.S. government and America itself. Obama had once bragged of his closeness to Wright. Now the black nationalist preacher’s rhetoric was threatening to torpedo Obama’s campaign.  Read more........

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