Bit of a stretch?

Dear Editor:Paula Mayfield must have thought she was hurling thunderbolts at the media in shedding light on its apparent double standards. ("Media Double Standard," Letters to the Editor, 3/15/12) The double standard detected by Ms. Mayfield is that while much was made of Rush Limbaugh's comments about Sandra Fluke, nothing at all was written about Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s comments aimed at Sen. Jim Inhofre. It might be pointed out that Limbaugh's comments were broadcast over the radio and were probably heard by 20 million people. And what about Kennedy's comments? It would appear that Ms. Mayfield went online and searched out Kennedy's tweets; therein lurked his comments about Sen. Inhofe. Are we to conclude that broadcasting over the radio to 20 million people is the same as reading someone's tweets posted online? Isn't that a bit of a stretch? --Muriel Schuerman, Downey

********** Published: March 22, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 49