If you're following the presidential primaries at all, you might at this point assume the November election will pit John McCain against either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. At least that's the impression being portrayed by the major media outlets.
And yet...have you ever wondered about the make-up and likely voting tendencies about those states that have yet to hold their primaries? Well, this blogger did, and his findings are somewhat shocking, in that they lie in such stark contrast to what's being conveyed...
The problem with all this increase in communication technology...the more we are able to find out on our own, the more we're led to distrust what we've always trusted in the past.
Maybe the bright side is...that this mistrust will lead to major improvement in how we communicate with each other...and maybe truthful, thoughtful discussion will displace sound-bite sparring.
Speaking of that...ever wondered who it is that picks which sound bites to show? For instance, consider this segment on CNN Video...Note the order of the segments, and the portions of the speeches that were selected. Anything look biased about the compilation to you?
Pundits are now making fun of Mike Huckabee's comments that he's relying on a miracle to put him in the White House...perhaps that's because they're not familiar with the Miracle-Provider Mr. Huckabee is relying on.
Move on this land, Father...we beseech thee!
Sir Chuck, expecting a miracle