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Syracuse Post-Standard Portrays Buerkle as Supporting ‘Massive Budget Cuts’

Posted on | February 21, 2011 | 6 Comments

Freshman Republican Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle is the most vicious, reckless, wild-eyed budget-slasher in American history, according to the largest newspaper in her district.

The editors of the Syracuse paper — evidently picking up the “slash-and-burn” theme used by the New York Times — obviously think their readers are idiots who can’t do math. If Obama has proposed a budget with $1.65 trillion in deficits, how big a slice is $61 billion?

Having seen many previous examples of biased reporting in her local paper, The Lonely Conservative addresses herself to their reporter:

Note to Mark Weiner and the Post Standard: We’re broke! What part of that don’t you understand? Are you hoping we turn into Greece so you have a big story to cover? I’m beginning to wonder.


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