Townhall’s Tom Tradup Gets It Wrong —- Low Info Voters Are To Blame

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So, Townhall has this ….

Forget Low-information Voters, Blame Low-information Media

Until the media steps up its game, we shouldn’t expect voters to be any more informed. Salem Radio Network’s Tom Tradup reports for the December issue ofTownhall Magazine.

By the time you read this, barring a likely runoff in Louisiana, we’ll know whether the Republicans have retaken control of the U.S. Senate and which governors were elected or defeated in the 2014 midterms. However, no matter what the outcome, those on the losing side will be quick to blame a familiar straw man: the so-called low-information voter.

This is the linear equivalent of assigning blame to Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster. I contend the real culprit is America’s low-information media.

Given the sad fact that the average political candidate today runs what Matt Kibbe of FreedomWorks calls “very risk-averse, almost listless” campaigns, voters seeking to be informed…

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