For the last few years, the Biased Liberal Media have found themselves in a bit of a dilemma. Many of the political stories since early 2003 have been of the form
[prominent republican leader] said yesterday that “the democrats say we should [outright distortion]”. [A senior democrat] said “No we didn’t”. [Another senior republican] said “yes they did”.
I have noticed a very subtle shift in the last week or so. My two main sources of biased liberal news are the NPR and the New York Times and they have both started saying things like this
[prominent republican leader] said yesterday that “the democrats say we should [outright distortion]”. Here are some facts that demonstrate [prominent republican leader]’s distortions. [fact one] [fact two] [fact three]
â€œIt is foolish to think you can negotiate with them,â€ Mr. Bush said. No one in either major party has suggested negotiating with terrorists, although many Democrats and some Republicans have criticized the conduct of the war in Iraq. Some critics have called for a phased withdrawal of American troops from the country.