Both Mitt Romney's "47 percent" remarks and Barack Obama's
pro-"redistribution" comments could be considered "inflammatory if you
want to look for inflammatory comments," and yet there's a massive
double standard in how the media have reported on the two, NewsBusters
publisher and Media Research Center (MRC) president Brent Bozell told
Fox News's Sean Hannity on the September 20 Hannity program.
"In the case of Obama's comment," however, it "confirms... that he's a
socialist who believes in the redistribution of wealth." Yet as an MRC
review confirmed, the media gave roughly 10 times the coverage to the
edited tape of Romney's comments at a May fundraiser as they did to the
1998 comments from then-State Senator Barack Obama.
Read more at NewsBusters.org.