Romney Drops out of 2016 Race, Mainstream Media Falls Down on the Job Covering It

Ooops!! Mainstream media …. you missed this “event”!!

The Progressive Cynic

© Josh Sager – February 2015

Last Friday, Mitt Romney announced that he was not planning on a 2016 Presidential run, aborting a great deal of speculation about the potential GOP primary field. To many, this decision was a shock, particularly considering the fact that recent polling on the 2016 GOP primary electorate indicated that Romney was the most popular candidate (likely due to his very high name recognition).


In response to Romney’s announcement, the media published dozens of articles speculating about the possible reason for his withdrawal and analyzing the responses of the candidates still in the race—most prominently, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, and Scott Walker. During this coverage, large portions of the media illustrated that they have become so immersed in the corruption afflicting our political system that it no longer sees it as anything more than “politics as usual.”

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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