Most Read: Opinions

direct signup

Today’s Opinions poll

Would you use an app that tells you the partisan affiliation of products you're considering buying?

Submit
Next
Review your answers and share
Erik Wemple
On Twitter E-mail |  On Twitter Follow |  On Facebook Fan |  RSS RSS Feed
Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Palin predicts media will declare Obama winner

In a chat with Neil Cavuto of Fox Business Network, Sarah Palin issues a prediction right after last night’s debate. “Ninety percent of the liberal media — the lamestream media — they’re going to say, of course, that Barack Obama won the debate.”

Though Palin is generally crafty enough to make highly squishy statements about stuff, this one is slightly fact-checkable. Running down just a few of the institutions commonly associated with media mainstreamness, we discover that perhaps Palin needs to recalibrate just a touch:

New York Times: “Polls show a strong debate for Romney.”

Washington Post: “Romney goes on offense, forcing Obama to defend record

Washington Post: The Fix column declares Mitt Romney the winner, Barack Obama the loser.

ABC News: “Romney Comes Out Swinging”

CBS News: “Romney’s big night

NBC News: Romney “feisty, long on ideas

By  |  08:18 AM ET, 10/04/2012

 
Read what others are saying
     

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company