Objective News Reporting on Supreme Ct Decisions?

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[i]Editor's Note: This is what's passing for objective mainstream news reporting?[/i]

LATimes.com

At Supreme Court, two big GOP wins
The justices narrowly approve preelection 'issue ads' and protect Bush's faith-based initiative from legal challenges.

By David G. Savage, Times Staff Writer
June 26, 2007

WASHINGTON "” The Supreme Court on Monday handed President Bush and the Republican Party two victories by clearing the way for corporate-funded broadcast ads before elections and by shielding the White House's "faith-based initiative" from challenge in the courts.

Both came in 5-4 rulings by the conservative majority led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

The first decision will allow corporate and union money to play a bigger role in political campaigns.

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Naran
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Wow.
:shock:

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They even twist the facts to invent a criticism of President Bush.
What they call a "victory" for the President was actually a (necessary) defeat. The Bush administration asked the court to ban the ads, not protect them.

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The only way to get accurate on opinions is to read them
online , as they are posted a.s.a.p. after issuance.

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Oh yes, "clears the way" for coporate ads. And Union ads? Ads by other advocacy groups? And all corporations are wedded to the GOP, none look for corporate welfare from Democrats?

This bias is so crude and self-contradictory that we must attribute it to instinct rather than deliberation; stupidity rather than conspiracy.

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June 26, 2007

Top Court Hands Conservatives Victories

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court handed conservatives victories in a raft of 5-to-4 rulings, demonstrating the far-ranging influence of President Bush's two appointees. But the opinions, including closely watched cases involving campaign-finance regulation and student free speech, revealed fissures among the five conservative justices even as the court's rightward tilt drove the four liberals together in unified dissents.

Source: [i]Wall Street Journal, By JESS BRAVIN, Page A3[/i]

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[quote="FLAMMENWERFER"]Oh yes, "clears the way" for coporate ads. And Union ads? Ads by other advocacy groups? And all corporations are wedded to the GOP, none look for corporate welfare from Democrats?

This bias is so crude and self-contradictory that we must attribute it to instinct rather than deliberation; stupidity rather than conspiracy.[/quote]

As I said in another current thread, this is the mindset in the media (and in academia as well). It is not a conspiracy. These reporters really believe they are honest purveyors of information. Think about it. It's real scary.

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