RNC flexes its muscles over Hillary propaganda and cable networks cave

DELTONA -- A while back I heard about the proposed Hillary Clinton documentary by CNN and that other networks were planning "Hillary" pieces. Like most people, I know I thought it would be a puff piece promoting Hillary just in time for a 2016 run for president.

After all, The mainstream media promotes the Democrats and little, if anything is done to give equal time to the Republicans.

Well, the Republican National Committee (RNC) stood up and with a loud voice said you do this, you will be frozen out of the Republican debates. In August, they voted to boycott CNN and NBC regarding the 2016 presidential debates.

Reince Priebus of the RNC stood up to the cable networks / Headline SurferPhoto for Hedline Surfer / RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, shown here, flexed his GOP muacles with the cable networks regarding the Hillary love fest.

Well, the Republican National Committee (RNC) stood up and with a loud voice said you do this, you will be frozen out of the Republican debates. In August, they voted to boycott CNN and NBC regarding the 2016 presidential debates.

Per one Fox News article, "Nobody in Hollywood expected RNC chairman (Reince) Priebus to flex his muscles like this and threaten CNN and NBC over these two movies. The networks simply cannot countenance being excluded from debates and no single project is worth that access being cut off."

The RNC stood its ground and CNN and NBC caved. CNN's documentary was cancelled this past week, and at the same time, an NBC miniseries Diane Lane in the lead Hillary role was also axed. Some are also saying that Clinton might not have been so anxious for the free publicity either.

Supposedly the Clinton staffers were not cooperating. They do not like things they cannot completely control and the recent Benghazi and Clinton charity scandals might still get referenced.

Regardless, the Republicans fought hard for fair treatment and won. Like many conservative Republicans, I am tired of the Democratic love fest and how they can do no wrong by the media. The Republicans are either given no mention or negative comments by most mainstream media outlets that obviously lean left.

Regardless, the Republicans fought hard for fair treatment and won. Like many conservative Republicans, I am tired of the Democratic love fest and how they can do no wrong by the media. The Republicans are either given no mention or negative comments by most mainstream media outlets that obviously lean left.

It was great for the RNC to draw a line in the sand and say "no more.".By flexing their muscles, the Republicans demonstrated this is a new era and the GOP must be treated fairly by the press. One way or another, the RNC showed it will be heard from this point forward.

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FAST FACTS: Reince Preibus

Reince Priebus snapshot profile / Headline SurferOn Jan. 14, 2011, after seven rounds of voting, Reince Priebus was elected chairman of the Republican National Committee; incumbent chairman Michael Steele, the party's first African-American chairman, had bowed out of the race after trailing in the early rounds of voting. In his remarks, Priebus praised the outgoing chairman, for whom he had served as general counsel, saying: "I want to thank Chairman Steele for his leadership over the past two years. Thank you."
 

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As chairman of the RNC, Reince Priebus inherited a $24 million debt from his predecessor, Michael Steele, as well as severely strained relationships with "major donors." By the end of 2011, however, Priebus had raised more than $50 million and cut the RNC's debt to $11.8 million.
 
Former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie described his work in glowing terms: "He's completely restored faith at the RNC amongst donors and activists, he's been on message and he has done a great job raising money, which is the principal role of the RNC chairman."
 
Priebus has frequently taken aim at President Barack Obama. During the Presidential primary of 2012, Priebus and his RNC team were often credited with keeping the focus on President Obama. Despite that focus, President Obama won re-election by soundly defeating his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, by an electoral college voting margin of 332 to 206.
 
Priebus has been actively engaged in pointing out what he considers errors and shortcomings in the work of President Obama and Democratic leaders. In 2012, Priebus appeared on such political talk shows as Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Fox News Sunday, and State of the Union with Candy Crowley.
 
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