Monday, January 25, 2016

Bozell & Graham Column: The Media's Cockeyed Political Spectrum

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham

To hear the press tell it, the Republican Party has gone so far to the right that Ronald Reagan wouldn’t recognize it. But the Democratic Party is at this moment on the cusp of forsaking Hillary Clinton for a self-described socialist who wants America to be exactly like Sweden. So precisely which party is making a historic tilt toward a new extreme? Never, ever trust the liberal media to put politicians on a mainstream-to-extreme political scale. In their minds, Nancy Pelosi sits on the center line of the political fulcrum. By that measurement, Jeb Bush looks like a fire-breathing extremist. And Ted Cruz, the original Cro-Magnon.

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