MRC Video Flashback: TV Reporters Always Scold GOP as Too Conservative

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It doesn’t matter whether the nominee is a conservative like Ronald Reagan, or a moderate like John McCain — network reporters always seem to scold Republican delegates and the party platform as too conservative, hostile to women, anathema to blacks, and an all-around turn-off to voters.

Going back to the 1988 convention, the MRC has documented how reporters act like Democratic surrogates, lecturing Republican officials and delegates about how they are too far to the right and intolerant.

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