As powerful as Romney's choice of Paul Ryan is, the mainstream media's power — from moderating the debates to censoring interviews — is being wielded against it. Fortunately, Ryan has a potent weapon: the truth.
To say that the establishment media's entirely predictable onslaught on Mitt Romney's running mate, Paul Ryan, is nothing new would be an understatement.
The Media Research Center this week dug up video of the press' welcome of previous Republican vice-presidential nominees.
PBS' Jim Lehrer, who as moderator in 2004 played up Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry's Vietnam War service; CBS' Bob Schieffer, who a few months ago said, "Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive. It's going to be a tough job for" Republicans to beat Obama.
Or, worst of all, CNN's Candy Crowley, who reacted to the Ryan choice last weekend by wondering whether it was really a Republican "death wish."
Crowley will preside over a town hall format, which — as we've seen in the Republican debates — will give the media the ability to field some of the most leftist-oriented, loaded questions imaginable.
Why the glaring omission of a moderator from Fox News, like ex-ABC White House correspondent Brit Hume, or Bret Baier?
Fox, after all, has been cleaning CNN's clock in viewer ratings, after overtaking the so-called "Worldwide Leader in News" many years ago.
Then there is the dark craft of editing TV interviews. As Hot Air's Ed Morrissey reported, CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday, interviewing the GOP ticket, not so innocently seemed to leave out Ryan's powerful retort to charges that he wants to gut Medicare.
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