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Media Bias or Misplaced Phrase? Dana Bashed by Ron Paul Super PAC

Misplaced phrasing has turned into claims of bias against CNN reporter Dana Bash. While covering the Ron Paul campaign earlier this month, Bash said to her husband/host of “John King USA,”

“…I’m sure you talk to Republicans who are worried as well, just like I am, that Ron Paul will continue on, long into the Spring and Summer…”

Turns out that phrase, “just like I am,” should have come earlier in the sentence.

CNN tells TVNewser, “The notion that Dana is anything but objective is preposterous. Dana’s report should be fully reviewed in the context in which she meant it—to reference John’s sources and her sources, not her own opinion.”

Still, the Super PAC dedicated to Paul wants Bash off the air. And they are getting attention from other media outlets, like Fox Business Network, which covered the issue last night on Judge Napolitano’s show. Watch:

CNN adds, “Keep in mind, Dana was the only reporter that Rep. Ron Paul chose to conduct an interview with Tuesday night after winning second place in the NH primary. That should speak for itself.”

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