The liberal Associated Press did a masterful job Feb. 10 of making Hillary Clinton’s defeat and Donald Trump’s victory in New Hampshire go away. It began, “Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories” in New Hampshire.
Notice that it left out that Democrat Clinton lost to another U.S. politician, Sanders, and that Republican Trump is a U.S. politician, but he won. Liberal AP just altered the truth in favor of fellow Democrats. My calls to question AP are not returned.
Bill O’Reilly of Fox News called them in 2009 and asked why Republican Sarah Palin’s book Going Rogue was fact-checked by 11 AP reporters, but Democrat Barack Obama’s two books were never checked by AP. AP said it was because “Sen. Obama was not a major player when his books came out.” O’Reilly then said, “The blatant left-wing bias of the American press has reached critical mass.”
AP initiated, by one count, 54 stories during the 2004 elections about whether Republican George W. Bush’s father had gotten him into the Texas Air National Guard to avoid combat in Vietnam (and found no such data). Yet, AP initiated no stories about questions concerning Obama’s past.
Along this line, The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 15 added to an AP story by inserting (my italics): “Evans resident Vaughn Taylor doesn’t know how he lost his game ...” in telling how Mr. Taylor won the Pebble Beach pro golf tournament. AP couldn’t make one phone call to its own Kenyan bureau and ask editors about Obama’s disputed birthplace, but could spend more than a year trying to find negative data about Bush?
And why AP’s fellow Democrat, scandalous Hillary Clinton, is leading Trump in the polls?