Media Ignore, Misreport 'FairTax' amid Huckabee Surge

ElectionWatch: Media Ignore, Misreport 'FairTax' amid Huckabee Surge

Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee saw a groundswell of support for his candidacy, including his endorsement of the FairTax, a national sales tax that would replace the federal tax system. But as voters in Iowa pushed it forward, the media bashed the plan in misleading reports.

The Oops and Downs of Economic Predictions

The public has to be confused as the media over-predict downturns and gas-price spikes but lack accuracy.

G: ABC showcases boom in Texas, a place not plagued by economic downturn
B: Matthews uses high price of gold to bash Bush on economy
U: Networks cheer: The check is in the mail, Cash is on the way