By Chrissy the Hyphenated
Everyone who has been paying attention should know by now that the mainstream media did a terrible job preparing voters for the 2008 election. Surveys showed Obama voters scored far below McCain voters on knowledge of where the two candidates stood on the important issues. They also showed that on all issues, Fox News viewers scored higher than viewers of any and ever other news source.
I think the single most pathetic statistic was that Obama voters scored very high on “Which party spent $150,000 on clothes for one of its candidates?” then overwhelmingly answered “Sarah Palin” for “Who said, ‘I can see Russia from my house’?” Clothes and a Saturday Night Live skit by Tina Fey. That’s what our Fourth Estate passed on to the voting public as the two most important things they needed to “know” about the McCain-Palin ticket before exercising their sublime right to participate in choosing the next leader of the Free World.
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