With just two caucus/primaries completed, the media has pushed for the Romney is "inevitable" meme, and there is a reason for that. The liberal faction of the media want Mitt Romney to be the GOP nominee because they believe that Obama can dominate Romney in the presidential debates and ultimately beat him in November 2012.
I was a Rick Perry supporter, for reasons I have explained on this blog, multiple times. Perry dropped out and threw his support behind Newt Gingrich yesterday.
Even while supporting Perry I have noted many times that Newt Gingrich is a consistently good debater and there is no doubt in my mind that one-on-one against Barack Obama in debates, Gingrich will make mincemeat out of Obama.
That is why the liberal media want Romney and will do anything within their power to influence voters towards the "Romney is inevitable" meme.
Taylor Marsh, a liberal, someone whom I rarely agree on policy issues, but have stated many times she shoots from the hip, she is honest in her opinions whether I agree with her stances or not, and who pulls no punches when it comes to Obama's failures, understands and acknowledges what other liberals refuse to...... the liberal media in this country want Obama to be reelected and have been "at his feet," since he came to Washington.
Gingrich is now leading in the South Carolina polls and is surging to the front of the pack as the odds on favorite to win the largest primary to be held to date, South Carolina, on Saturday, January 21, 2012.
(Join us tomorrow for the live blogging/live discussion as we watch and talk about entrance and exit polls and report on primary results)
Yesterday news reports showed that Rick Santorum beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucuses. Romney took New Hampshire.
If Newt Gingrich takes South Carolina on Saturday, will the media stop acting like Romney is the presumptive nominee? Will they start calling someone else inevitable? Doubtful. Or will they continue to push and attempt to influence the public into the candidate of their choice to go against the liberal media's darling, Barack Obama?
It is this political bias in the media that makes Newt Gingrich's statement "I am tired of the elite media protecting Barack Obama by attacking Republicans," highly effective and resonates with GOP supporters. (Video of two more standing ovations for Gingrich when he ripped the press, at the above link)
Marsh and Gingrich are not the only ones that see the media bias for what it is, according to Pew Research in Sept. 2011, 60 percent of Americans also perceive bias in the media, with 47 percent saying the media is too liberal, and 13 percent saying that that it was too conservative.
Only the blind or intellectually dishonest will claim there is no liberal media bias and only conservatives feel there is.
It is decision time in South Carolina and the the residents of that state can and should tell the liberal media with their votes, that it isn't the media that chooses the Republican nominee, it is the voters.
Newt has a message out today saying something similar. (Video below)