Obama is leading nearly every poll, yet the conservative media continue to try to deny or discredit this fact. On Up this Saturday, Chris Hayes called this alternate reality—propped up by GOP talking heads—the Republican bubble trap. He warns Mitt Romney and the right about the pitfalls of playing to the echo chamber, citing advice from rapper Biggie Smalls: “Never get high on your own supply.”

Steven Hsieh

For more on the pandering conservative media, read Ben Adler on The Wall Street Journal and Fox News’ failure to disclose key vested interests.