Daryl Cagle Daryl Cagle, 9/7/2008 [Archive]

The Fickle Media is Always the Same

The fickle media is always the same - no

one has ever noticed that, so I thought I would demonstrate.

Here's my latest cartoon, showing the fickle media "changing"

from their fixation on Obama to Sarah Palin.


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But it wasn't long ago when we started

the primary season, and the media went from blanket coverage

of the Iowa Caucuses to the New Hampshire Primary.


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This was quite a popular cartoon, but it wasn't good for very

long. Once the New Hampshire pirmary was over, I needed a new

one.


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Hey, every state is cute, and nobody notices that the fickle

media is always the same. Remember when that nutty pedophile

in Thailand confessed to the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey, and

the media all chased after him?


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Then there was the time that the heat was

on Karl Rove over his role in outing Valerie Plame, and Rove

was saved from media attention by President Bush announcing a

Supreme Court nominee, and then everyone lost interest in Rove.

Yes, the same fickle media.




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Now, remember way back to the last presidential primaries, when

Howard Dean started losing, and John Kerry started winning ...


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Then there was the end of the Bill Clinton administration, when

Bill stepped out of the White House, Hillary stepped into the

Senate.


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And, two years before that, here in California, the fickle media

dogged Senator Barbara Boxer, as she was running for re-election,

avoiding questions about Monica Lewinski.


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The fickle media never changes over the

years - but they sure are easy to draw.

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