Politics

Lawmaker cites media ‘arrogance’ for lack of coverage of Ron Paul

A Republican congressman is blaming media “arrogance” for the paltry coverage of Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-Texas) second-place finish in the Iowa Straw Poll.

Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), who has endorsed Paul, told the Hill that “fair-minded people don’t know why Ron Paul is not given adequate press.” He pointed the finger at the “arrogance of certain people in the media who don’t think he can win.”

Jones said he was especially disappointed in the conservative-leaning press.

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