Friday, January 4, 2008


There is no doubt that media outlets such as NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, Newsweek, Time, The New York Times and the Washington Post are rooting for a Democrat to win the white House in 2008. More specifically, I would say that they are all in the tank for Hillary Clinton to be the next president. So, it comes as no surprise that they missed the real of story of the results of the Iowa Caucuses on Thursday Night. For the first time ever an African-American, Barack Hussein Obama, won the state’s major presidential contest.

Instead, their headlines focused on the Republican side, where Mike Huckabee won a convincing victory over Mitt Romney. In addition to pushing Mrs. Clinton, the left wing media would love to see Huckabee as the GOP nominee.

The ex-Baptist Preacher Mike Huckabee is perceived as the weakest Republican candidate by the media elite. They do not like his Christian Values, and mock his conservative church going supporters. In their eyes, a November GOP ticket with Huckabee at the top would be ‘easy meat’ for Hillary, so it is only natural that they would praise him and vilify the other Republicans, such as Romney and Giuliani during this primary season. Not to take anything away from Mike Huckabee, he ran a great campaign in winning, but he did have the media on his side. Additionally, in the long run, I don't see him as the nominee, Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani are stronger candidates.

Another reason the left wing media downplayed Obama’s victory: Their candidate finished a disappointing third place. Before last night, I had little doubt that Hillary Clinton would be anointed as the 2008 Democratic Candidate. Today, I have to say that my doubt has increased to that of a 50-50 chance. Mrs. Clinton experienced a major defeat in Iowa! Iowa is a liberal state, and more women vote against her than for her! Clinton may be in some trouble. Only time will tell how the media addresses this.

Iowa was only the first state, and no political pundit can predict the future based on these results. It can easily change after the results of next Tuesday’s New Hampshire Primary.
Mike Huckabee will not be the GOP nominee, but Barack Hussein Obama could very well be the Democratic nominee. We shall see.

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