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Washington Post runs 16 negative articles on Sanders in 16 hours

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In what has to be some kind of record, the Washington Post ran 16 negative stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 hours, between roughly 10:20 PM EST Sunday, March 6, to 3:54 PM EST Monday, March 7—a window that includes the crucial Democratic debate in Flint, Michigan, and the next morning’s spin:
Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours Comments Feed

Not going to dig through every article, but the source is right in that most of the headlines do come across sounding negative towards Sanders. My favorite part that actually had me laughing a bit was that a WaPo writer felt the need to come out and prove the paper wasn't being bias to Sanders. I mean why wouldn't the Washington Post be an unbiased source on the Washington Post?!

On Tuesday, FAIR published a straightforward recapping of 16 hours of Washington Post stories that displayed a remarkable run of negative articles about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The FAIR post and a corresponding tweet went viral: retweeted thousands of times, shared on Facebook and Reddit thousands more, and written up in TruthDig, The Young Turks, USUncut and the Daily Caller.
Due to this surge of coverage of our coverage of its coverage (yes, media criticism gets somewhat meta), the Washington Post (3/8/16) decided to respond to our criticism, staffing out the unenviable task to The Fix’s Callum Borchers...
Shocker: WaPo Investigates Itself for Anti-Sanders Bias, Finds There Was None

and for reference, Callum Brochers article:
Has The Washington Post been too hard on Bernie Sanders this week?
 

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Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours Comments Feed

Not going to dig through every article, but the source is right in that most of the headlines do come across sounding negative towards Sanders. My favorite part that actually had me laughing a bit was that a WaPo writer felt the need to come out and prove the paper wasn't being bias to Sanders. I mean why wouldn't the Washington Post be an unbiased source on the Washington Post?!


Shocker: WaPo Investigates Itself for Anti-Sanders Bias, Finds There Was None

and for reference, Callum Brochers article:
Has The Washington Post been too hard on Bernie Sanders this week?

It's called "panic mode".
 

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Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours Comments Feed

Not going to dig through every article, but the source is right in that most of the headlines do come across sounding negative towards Sanders. My favorite part that actually had me laughing a bit was that a WaPo writer felt the need to come out and prove the paper wasn't being bias to Sanders. I mean why wouldn't the Washington Post be an unbiased source on the Washington Post?!


Shocker: WaPo Investigates Itself for Anti-Sanders Bias, Finds There Was None

and for reference, Callum Brochers article:
Has The Washington Post been too hard on Bernie Sanders this week?

WaPo's new owner is a libertarian that doesn't like financial regulations.
 
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Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours Comments Feed

Not going to dig through every article, but the source is right in that most of the headlines do come across sounding negative towards Sanders. My favorite part that actually had me laughing a bit was that a WaPo writer felt the need to come out and prove the paper wasn't being bias to Sanders. I mean why wouldn't the Washington Post be an unbiased source on the Washington Post?!


Shocker: WaPo Investigates Itself for Anti-Sanders Bias, Finds There Was None

and for reference, Callum Brochers article:
Has The Washington Post been too hard on Bernie Sanders this week?

What else would you expect from a media source that is clearly in the tank for Hillary Clinton, who is doing everything she can to fend off a geriatric Democratic Socialist from a very unimportant state, sometime with success and sometimes not?
 

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Washington Post Ran 16 Negative Stories on Bernie Sanders in 16 Hours Comments Feed

Not going to dig through every article, but the source is right in that most of the headlines do come across sounding negative towards Sanders. My favorite part that actually had me laughing a bit was that a WaPo writer felt the need to come out and prove the paper wasn't being bias to Sanders. I mean why wouldn't the Washington Post be an unbiased source on the Washington Post?!


Shocker: WaPo Investigates Itself for Anti-Sanders Bias, Finds There Was None

and for reference, Callum Brochers article:
Has The Washington Post been too hard on Bernie Sanders this week?


Part of me wants to sympathize with Sander's plight.

The conservative part of me is swelled with schadenfreude watching Sander's supporters experience first hand what is an every day experience for conservatives.
 

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What else would you expect from a media source that is clearly in the tank for Hillary Clinton, who is doing everything she can to fend off a geriatric Democratic Socialist from a very unimportant state, sometime with success and sometimes not?

Yeah, and if the Sander's folks are pissed now, imagine how they will react when Hillary is forced to drop out of the race and the DNC inserts Biden as the new front runner?
 

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Yeah, and if the Sander's folks are pissed now, imagine how they will react when Hillary is forced to drop out of the race and the DNC inserts Biden as the new front runner?

Hillary Clinton. Joe Biden. I never imagined in my lifetime that the Democratic party would fall to pieces so badly that those 2 idiots are the party leaders.
 
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