WP Lies To Itself In Same Story
What's the advantage to a multiple page media story?
How many readers read beyond the title let alone the first few paragraphs?
The WP "security mom story" uses all of page one to lie to the reader about loss of support of this sector of voters. One must "turn the page and read half-way down for facts which repudiate the claim.
Republicans Losing The 'Security Moms' WP
CLINTONVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 17 -- Married women with children, the "security moms" whose concerns about terrorism made them an essential part of Republican victories in 2002 and 2004, are taking flight from GOP politicians this year in ways that appear likely to provide a major boost for Democrats in the midterm elections, according to polls and interviews.
This critical group of swing voters -- who are an especially significant factor in many of the most competitive suburban districts on which control of Congress will hinge -- is more inclined to vote Democratic than at any point since Sept. 11, 2001, according to data compiled for The Washington Post by the Pew Research Center. ...
...Pew found a majority voicing concerns that Democrats were too weak on terrorism, the precise charge Republicans have made over the past 10 days. ...
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