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Response to Slantable’s Nicole Bailey

I typically do not respond to criticisms of my writing, yet after my “Nationalism, Not Conservatism” article received some commentary over at Slantable, I felt inclined to formulate a refutation of sorts out of respect for The Virginia Advocate. Although the author (Nicole Bailey) does write eloquently, emotion quickly overtakes her thesis and causes the Leftist labels which I brought up in my original piece to emerge. Because her counterargument is so flimsy, she relies heavily on selective omission of what I wrote…

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The Future of Conservative Media

It is no surprise that liberals distrust Fox News. With its emphasis on more conservative stories and right-wing pundits, left-leaning groups like Media Matters for America and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting have opposed the network since its foundation. Even moderates are displeased – in a 2012 poll by Public Policy Polling, 55 percent of respondents said they did not trust the network. Criticism is rising among an unexpected new group, however–conservatives. Because they feel underserved by the mainstream media as a…

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