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What will the media focus on now? Once a winner is decided?
November 04, 2008 in Life at the Moment | Permalink
My prediction? After a brief honeymoon, the media will set to work tearing down tomorrow's victor with the same vim and vigor they've used to cover the ascents.
November 04, 2008 at 05:40 AM
I'd like someone to screw up and publish the story with the wrong candidate winning, a la Eisenhower/Dewey. You know they all have front pages ready to go for each candidate.
November 04, 2008 at 07:25 AM
And what will our comedians do? They've had an easy target the last 8 years.
November 04, 2008 at 10:38 AM
The after effects???
November 04, 2008 at 12:39 PM
Something substantive, you think? Could a transformative candidate by his very presence move media to look at itself? Want to be hopeful today.
naomi dagen bloom |
November 04, 2008 at 04:43 PM
Let's celebrate first. We've done a good thing and deserve some time to savor it before we get back to the business of everyday politics.
Ronni Bennett |
November 05, 2008 at 04:22 AM
There are 204 million eligible voters in the U.S. We did the best job in generations, getting people out. With an estimated record 131 million voters, and Obama getting 52%, of those who voted, then we just elected a new President who got 30% of the eligible votes. Maybe the media could do something valuable, important and constructive to engage people to get involved rather than playing "gotcha" with their own agenda. Kudos to Obama, but 64% turnout, at such an important time in America, was surprising to me.
November 05, 2008 at 06:30 AM
Hopefully we will become a true UNITED States of America under our new president; a country where we can have our different opinions, but express them without hate-laced language. I can dream, can't I?
November 05, 2008 at 08:18 AM
Wonderful period of hope our nation is experiencing. Yes, there's lots of hard work ahead. Maybe, just maybe, the media will take a good long look at their approach to what constitutes news and how they present it, or is that too much to hope for?
November 05, 2008 at 09:51 AM
The media will have a field day second-guessing every appointment Obama makes to his Cabinet. They always do. No way will he get a pass on that. I hope he chooses wisely and well.
Kay Dennison |
November 05, 2008 at 03:34 PM
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