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Springfield Miracle! “Reporter” Grows a Pair!

September 28th, 2009 by mopns · No Comments

OMG!!! KY3’s Dave Cantanese grows a pair???

We were honestly expecting “Suck Up” Cantanese to give “No Way Jay” at least a D- minus grade this week. Arguably the Missouri journalist most in the tank for Jay, even Cantanese had to admit how bad the E-coli scandal reeks for the governor. (pun intended)

Now, because of the gritty work of Karen Dillon and Chad Livengood, we know a close confidante of the Governor knew almost a month earlier. The story is not only a “gotcha” moment, it’s one that will raise the level of skepticism among the press corps for the remainder of Nixon’s term. “The media was on point before. Now it smells blood,” wrote The Star’s Steve Kraske. Nixon’s legislative ride has been mostly smooth. But E.Coli-gate is not going away, and it ties into his opposition’s concerns with tourism funding too neatly to ignore. Unless the Governor himself addresses the lingering doubts and questions about E.Coli-gate directly, he’s likely to face more scrutiny — not only from the media — but from the GOP-controlled legislature that has the power to craft the bills that raise and re-raise these uncomfortable issues again. Read more…


Cantanese, You’re a Joke!

Cantanese Gets a “D” for Drive By Reporting



Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

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