When Leftist political blogger Matt Reichbach announced he was shutting down his blog the New Mexico Telegram and would be writing for a blog funded by ProgressNow New Mexico I was disgusted. ProgressNow New Mexico is run by the disgraced former Crime Stoppers Chair and drunk driver Pat Davis. Reichbach the Soros-puppet has been officially bought– the good news was that word “official”. Finally what I have been saying for over a year is now clear; Reichbach is a Leftist operative.
In December, political blogger Joey Peters who “reports” for the Santa Fe Reporter (Peters is a “genuine” professional journalist who once chased me down a hotel lobby shouting at me, harassed me via email when I got a high profile job and contributed to politically motivated personal attack pieces written against me) wrote an article in support of his friend Matt Reichbach.
According to Peters’ article on the NM Political Report, Reichbach would have “editorial independence” that would “speak for itself” when he opened the NM Political Report. “We’re not going to be a partisan or biased source,” Reichbach also told the Santa Fe Reporter. “We’re an independent entity.”
How “independent” is the NM Political Report supposed to be!?
According to the Santa Fe Reporter, ProgressNow New Mexico’s Davis became interested in opening the NM Political Report, because coverage of “how policy gets made” is important and can keep his organization informed. “We can’t do our work without the news going on,” Davis told the Santa Fe Reporter. Yet Davis also claimed he wouldn’t influence the NM Political Report. Yet while claiming to need “media” like Reichbach, Davis insisted, “Matt and his team will be able to cover whatever they want.”
Reichbach, the blogger that bragged last spring about sleeping on people’s couches, insisted, “If we write something that they [ProgressNow New Mexico] like, then they can do what they want, but that’s not going to be the focus.”
This is what I took away:
1. Davis wants policy covered that he wants covered
2. Davis can’t do his work without “good” news being covered
3. But Davis is not going to influence the NM Political Report
4. Why did Davis hire a [likely] broke blogger Matt Reichbach who begs for money for a new computer and brags about sleeping on couches!? Hmmm…?
Something smells to me– mighty fishy…?
But what is the truth about the NM Political Report’s “independence”?!
Interestingly enough, for all that “independence” both the NM Political Report and ProgressNow New Mexico wrote articles about the “importance” of marijuana legalization in New Mexico within twenty-four hours of each other.
Below are screenshots of the times the articles were posted. This could be a coincidence, but I think it’s worth looking at.
Now for a less likely “coincidence”, the NM Political Report and ProgressNow New Mexico, both have stories or liberal attack pieces on Rep. Nora Espinoza’s handling of the House Education Committee, which she chairs. And they were posted with almost an hour between each other!
According to the reports by the NM Political Report and ProgressNow New Mexico, Rep. Espinoza requested something unusual when she asked that amendments to bills in the House Education Committee be sent to the committee two days before the bill is to be heard. These hard-Left liberals attacked what appears to be a common courtesy as if it were strange.
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