Why McCain/Palin will win, Media Notwithstanding

I have been telling people this for weeks now. Every time I see or hear of someone succumbing to the constant onslaught of media hype about Barack Obama leading in polls I explain about how the polls are taken (and rigged) and how everything I am seeing and hearing on the street is swinging very positively toward the M/P ticket. Steven Warshawsky writing for American Thinker confirms my instincts about what is happening in New York City. This is not a phenomenon anyone can remember from 2004, 2000, etc…

Here are some excerpts from Steven’s article:

Despite there being an entire cottage industry devoted to exposing the liberal bias of the mainstream media, Republicans and conservatives continue to allow themselves to be unduly influenced, and even demoralized, by what they read and hear in the big city newspapers and on network television.

What are they reading and hearing? That Barack Obama will be the next President of the United States. It’s inevitable. It’s his election to lose. What proof does the media offer? Public opinion polls that supposedly show Obama “winning” the race. (But see here and here.) The thousands of devoted supporters who attend Obama’s rallies. The legions of blacks and young people who are more “inspired” than ever to vote for a candidate who understands their needs and interests. Etc. We all know the story by heart by now.

Well, there is another story out there that the MSM refuses to address. A huge story. One that could, and I think will, significantly affect the outcome of this race. I’m referring to the widespread phenomenon of registered Democrats openly supporting John McCain. There are numerous “Democrats for McCain” type organizations. There are numerous websites and blogs written by Democrats touting McCain’s candidacy. There are pro-McCain grassroots efforts being led by Democrats. And we all know friends or relatives who are Democrats, who voted for John Kerry in 2004, and who are no fans of President Bush – but who are going to vote for John McCain this year.

Earlier this week, I attended a John McCain campaign event in New York City. There were several Democrats in attendance. Not only people who are registered Democrats, but party leaders and workers who had been actively involved in Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Indeed, the gentlemen who “keynoted” the event was a former publisher of the left-wing Village Voice magazine and a veteran of the Robert Kennedy, George McGovern, and Jimmy Carter campaigns. Hardly a right-wing conservative. He gave one of the best stump speeches I have heard why Barack Obama should not be elected president. (It comes down to not trusting Obama to keep the United States safe and strong in a dangerous world and rejecting Obama’s “government knows best” attitude when it comes to domestic issues.) Another person I met at the event was a sprightly elderly woman who manned telephones for Hillary for five months, and now is supporting McCain.

Read the whole thing here.

Thank you, Steven, for the excellent article.

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4 Responses to Why McCain/Palin will win, Media Notwithstanding

  1. YOU are absolutely right about OBAMA being wrong for this country. He signed with BIDEN S-1520 for ABORTION RIGHTs and that has turned into a big moneymaking proposition for “labs” to sell parts of murdered fetuses. It hides under the umbrella title of “rights” or “choice”. What it started out as is now murder for hire and payment for parts.
    BIG MONEY which is part of the OBAMA background and campaign.
    He has been LIONIZED by CHANNEL TWO and FOUR and SEVEN and CNN and MCCAIN and PALIN have been demonized. Again this is money behind the scenes working against the minds of the voters.

    I hope he gets more bashed by the media than any President in HISTORY, and that includes his veep and family. I am boycotting the media and people who trashed MCCAIN and his sensible ideas.
    I am the ELECTED DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEEWOMAN OF THIS WARD WHERE I LIVE and it is a BLUE STATE dominated by BLUE POLITICIANS who are all busy passing out OBAMA signs and buttons and opening clubs and BAR NIGHTS for the citizens here.
    THE MILITARY is appalled at OBAMA and his ideas to sit down with TERRORISTS..
    WE BURIED many here from 9-11 and previous wars. He is a liar, a cheat and will make the worst president we have ever had…

  2. I voted for MCCain and Palin as did my entire household and relatives in the MILITARY who are now serving or who have retired from serving. This is only eleven people in the midst of a blue city and a blue government here. We are hopelessly outnumbered….
    but faithful to GOD AND COUNTRY…

    M.O.

  3. libertyboy says:

    Margaret, Thank you and your family members for standing for Country First!
    I have every confidence that you and me and the thousands like us will make a difference this election.

  4. NYCEagleD says:

    I’ve seen “Democrats for McCain” signs at every McCain Manhattan rally I have attended this year. But you won’t hear about that on the MSM.

    Keep up the excellent work, Liberty Boy!

    NYCEagleD

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