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I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag; and to defend it against all enemies.
Because of the President’s political party. Left leaning shows (watched by Democrates) tout the great accomplishments of the President and report most things as better or getting better. while the right leaning shows would do the opposite.
Things would be reversed if the President was a Republican. Right leaning news shows (wathed by Republicans) would tout the great accomplishments of the President and report most things as better or getting better. while the left leaning shows would do the opposite.
It’s just behaviorial bias at its best. A good example is the TSA. It was patriotic to support tougher screening at the airport under Bush accord to Republicans. Dems bashed it. Now that Obama is in office it’s the opposite.
He went on to add: “In our experience, Callista and I both believe CNN is less biased than Fox this year. We are more likely to get neutral coverage out of CNN than we are of Fox, and we’re more likely to get distortion out of Fox. That’s just a fact.”