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FactCheck.org : Fall Preview: Obama vs. Romney (and Ryan)

FactCheck.org : Fall Preview: Obama vs. Romney (and Ryan) | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

President Obama says Mitt Romney has embraced a budget that could throw hundreds of thousands of children out of Head Start classrooms, eliminate air traffic control services in some places, and “ultimately end Medicare as we know it.”


Romney says that’s just “rhetorical excess” and accuses the president of “many … distortions and inaccuracies.”


So who’s right? We find grounds to fault both sides.

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Barack Obama | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)

Barack Obama | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

Contrary to the general narrative, Barack Obama's media coverage during recent months has been decidedly negative....


"Several factors drove Obama’s negative coverage in recent weeks. One of them was the continued rise in gas prices, which triggered criticism of the administration’s energy policy. Another was the uncertainty surrounding the health care legislation as the Supreme Court held hearings on the law in late March."

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Why Mitt Romney is in a LOT of Trouble...

Why Mitt Romney is in a LOT of Trouble... | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

The meme of lackluster = Romney is now so ingrained in the electorate (and, in particular, the conservative side of the electorate) that the hill Romney has to climb is potentially Sisyphean. Why? Because emotion—how people feel about a candidate—is typically responsible for the voting behavior of more than eighty percent of the electorate.

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Army cancels Ted Nugent's concert

Army cancels Ted Nugent's concert | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it
It's lights out on Ted Nugent's scheduled concert at an Army base in Kentucky.


"After learning of opening act Ted Nugent's recent public comments about the president of the United States, Fort Knox leadership decided to cancel his performance on the installation," according to an announcement posted Saturday on the base's Facebook page.

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