It’s difficult just to wage a multi-front war, let alone win it. Conservatives have to fight, not only against their politically liberal nemeses in the Congress, but also against the liberal media, (and even some Republicans with sketchy commitment.) The following from a News Busters article. Link to full story below.
ABC, CBS, and NBC ignored the existence of the Cut, Cap and Balance (CCB) bill until last week, a Nexis search revealed, despite multiple polls demonstrating overwhelming public support.
In addition to the blackout, none of the broadcast networks ever mentioned the positive polls in their coverage of the bill, even though 65 percent of the public backed a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget in a Mason-Dixon poll from May and 72 percent approved of such a measure in a Fox News poll from June. Read more at Media Blackout: Nets Ignored Popular Cut, Cap, Balance Bill | NewsBusters.org.