[FoRK] a natural experiment in press bias

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Thu May 14 13:52:48 PDT 2015


Outrageous!

Because forty-seven Senators issuing a joint statement about nuclear 
weapons is exactly the same as one Senator answering a Yahoo question 
about trade!

Outrageous!

GS

On 5/13/15 11:41 PM, dan at geer.org wrote:
> Tom Cotton lectures the head of Iran and the press goes into
> a total frenzy.
>
> ..........................................................
>
> http://www.cotton.senate.gov/sites/default/files/150309%20Cotton%20Open%20=
> Letter%20to%20Iranian%20Leaders.pdf
>
> "[W]e will consider any agreement regarding your nuclear-weapons
> program that is not approved by the Congress as nothing more than
> an executive agreement between President Obama and Ayatollah Khamenei.
> The next president could revoke such an executive agreement with
> the stroke of a pen."
>
>     Senator Tom Cotton
> ..........................................................
>
>
>
> Elizabeth Warren lectures the head of every nation on the Pacific Rim
> and the press yawns.
>
> ..........................................................
>
> http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-05-11/trade-spat-between-o=
> bama-democrats-deepens-with-warren-critique
>
> "Whatever the Obama administration has committed to won't bind the
> next president."
>
>     Senator Elizabeth Warren
> ..........................................................
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