In a recent edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch discussing the upcoming US Senate race in Missouri, the editor seems to have allowed the journalist to exclude the only Republican to have announced a campaign against Senator Claire McCaskill, Austin Petersen, while only mentioning the “potential GOP opponents.” Posting this snub on his Facebook fan page, Petersen referred to this as the “Ron Paul Treatment” as a reference to the media blackout regarding the Ron Paul 2008 campaign when at times, Paul was ahead in the GOP primary polls.
My take? The St. Louis Post-Dispatch should win the Fake News award of the week.
Remso W. Martinez is a blogger, activist, and host of the “Remso Republic” podcast. You can see more of Remso’s work at www.remsorepublic.com