Think anchors/reporters out of line in urging people to vote. It's an individual right you can choose to exercise or not.—
Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 06, 2012
His remark elicited some impassioned responses:
Indeed. Many agreed with his opinion wholeheartedly:
While others thought he was completely wrong:
Others still made clear that while the media should not necessarily refrain from urging citizens to vote, they should absolutely not inject their voting preferences into their reporting:
Unfortunately, that’s wishful thinking at this point. Media lapdogs crossed that bridge a long time ago.