Sometimes, as impossible as it is, I just wish that the news would get out of politics. It seems that the news cannot keep their unbiased cover that they need to, and that they do in all honesty tend to influence the turn out of elections, even if they do not purposefully mean to. It really bothers me, and several news events during the course of the primaries have only proven this. Overall, the news has really tried to influence the political process this year, and has been putting too much of their own political beliefs in it.
First off, the McCain scandal was perfectly laid at a crucial time in the election. Sure, he had just pretty much secured the nomination as front runner, but it was just as he began to shift towards working on the general election. On small, here comes this possible scandal with him and a former co-worker. Not something any politician wants to deal with just as they are emerging at the front, and it was especially crucial timing for the New York Times to choose to put the story out at that particular moment in time. Yet again, it seems the news tries to influence the election any way they possibly can.With yet another event, the Belgrade incident, it seems the news tries to pick the news to either benefit or hurt one candidate. Showing these events at the American embassy would definitely become an international event, and would almost force politicians to take some stance on foreign affairs, and it would seemingly hurt those were of “certain” opinion of those