Carlos Osorio, Associated Press
The recent Republican presidential debate on MSNBC was advertised as a debate between Republican presidential candidates, but in reality it was a propaganda show to allow MSNBC to tell the American people who the front-runners are as determined by MSNBC.
It began by having Rick Perry and Mitt Romney front and center. It was further executed by the nature of the questions asked; to whom the questions were directed; and the total time given to each candidate to respond. The charade was so obvious that Ron Paul had to remind the handlers that there were actually eight people on stage.
When they were talking about Obamacare, MSNBC totally ignored the only doctor on the stage. If MSNBC really wanted to provide a public service, they would have selected 10 topics and allowed each candidate one minute to respond. The 80 minutes would have been well spent and very informative.
As it turned out, it was a total waste of time. Surely the American people are smart enough to see what MSNBC is up to and think for themselves.
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