Laying Bets: W Will Win

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Tue Aug 15 08:28:15 PDT 2000

Michael Perelman wrote:

>One factor in the coming election is immediate. FAIR reported a
>study on their
>radio show indicating that the television network mostly reported about George
>Bush in a positive light and Al Gore in a negative light. The
>differences were
>extraordinarily high.

The immediate pundit consensus that W had given a fine speech at the RepCon made me think the ruling class wants him to win. It was quite stunning to cruise the channels and see every talking head saying practically the same thing. Do they meet beforehand and decide on a common line?


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