DEMOCRATS, PRESS TAKE POST-DEBATE VICTORY LAP [UPDATED]
by John Hinderaker at PowerLine:
“Democrats are euphoric about Hillary Clinton’s performance last night, and probably even more so over Donald Trump’s performance. For the reasons I have said in other posts, their celebrations might be premature. But the point of this post is to note how the press is doing its best to drive the Democrats’ narrative forward.
The Associated Press used to be regarded as an objective, straight-up news source. Now it is an adjunct of the Democratic Party. These are stories the AP has published since last night’s debate began, along with the opening sentence or paragraph of each report:
In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist lie” about President Barack Obama……”
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