La semana pasada se vio otro disturbio estridente relacionado con Donald Trump en el condado de Orange, al este de Los Ángeles. Veinte personas fueron detenidas por agredir a partidarios de Trump y a oficiales de policías y por dañar un automóvil de patrulla policial.
This past week saw yet another raucous Donald Trump-related riot in Orange County just east of Los Angeles. Twenty people were arrested for assaulting Donald Trump supporters, police officers and destroying a police squad car. Many of the protestors were obviously Latino youth who have been well-indoctrinated into a progressive mindset.
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Last night Show Time aired the season premiere of The Affair, a show about extramarital relations that somehow managed to make it into a second season. That’s not the only thing that got some air time though. Within the first half of the show, viewers got a taste of blatant Hillary Clinton campaign propaganda.
The central premise of a recent New York Times article is simple enough: If only Republicans were to submit to Univision on immigration, then they may receive more favorable coverage that does not depict them to the network’s Hispanic viewership as hateful, racist, anti-immigrant monsters, and then they may have a chance to garner more of the Hispanic vote, with the blessing of the community’s self-appointed gatekeeper.
There was much outrage and strong reaction upon release of the 2016 GOP presidential debate schedule and its exclusion of Univision. However, anchor Jorge Ramos’ recent concurrent articles on immigration prove the GOP’s point precisely, and render any further debate on the matter to little more than sound and fury that signifies nothing.
The bulk of the national news media has been struggling to come to terms with what appears to be a Republican win in tonight’s election. Among them, Univision is no exception. In several instances, the nation’s leading Spanish-language television network has virtually resorted to outright pleas in order to move its viewership to the polls; ostensibly, to support Democratic candidates.
In a commentary segment on the October 22 edition of his eponymous Fox Business Network program, Lou Dobbs cited a brand-new study by the Media Research Center contrasting the liberal network media's coverage of the 2014 midterms, which is likely to be a Republican wave election tossing Democrats out of power in the Senate, with the 2006 election, in which the media practically cheered on the Democrats as they tossed the GOP out of control of both houses of Congress.
With Election Day nearing, it’s unfortunate to see more media outlets across the country parroting bogus arguments against common-sense voter ID laws. A recent news brief on Noticiero Telemundo, for example, breathlessly announced that “some 600,000 Hispanics and African-Americans in Texas could lose their vote in the November elections because of a law that requires one of seven types of photo identification in order to be allowed to vote.”
As presented, the story included - and thus advanced - the position of only one side of a hotly contested legal conflict. By so doing, Telemundo – along with other media outlets with similar story lines – seriously failed to present an accurate account of the real situation on the ground.
In a report for Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, political director Chuck Todd offered an obituary for the Tea Party based on a handful of expected primary losses and sympathized with Democrats hoping for weak Republican candidates in November: "Democrats are watching this Tea Party fade with disappointment....They were counting on a few bad Tea Party nominees to bail them out of a race or two, and as you can see, that might not happen this year." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
Throughout the segment, Todd gave his assessment of the "struggles" for the Tea Party: "[Kentucky Senator Mitch] McConnell's aggressive campaign is reason number one why the Tea Party has struggled – established Republicans have taken the Tea Party head on....reason number two why the Tea Party has struggled – establishment Republicans have played up their own conservative credentials....reason number three – the defining Tea Party issue of cutting government spending has faded."