New York Times,Headlines, And Tom Tancredo
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October 24, 2007, 04:02 PM
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This is from the New York Times`s blog:

He wasn’t the only Republican who delved into the issue. Representative Tom Tancredo, a fierce opponent to amnesty for illegal aliens, made headlines — a rare event for him — by informing federal immigration services that undocumented foreigners would appear at a news conference today. Three illegal immigrants are to speak with Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat of Illinois, in support of a Senate bill to give legal status to those who finish high school or enroll in the military.The Early Word: Immigration Returns to the Stage - The Caucus - Politics - New York Times Blog

Here`s my question—why is it a "rare occurrence" for Tancredo to make headlines, and whose decision is it? Assuming he doesn`t drive off bridges like Ted Kennedy or dive under bathroom stalls like Larry Craig, then the number of headlines he makes in the Mainstream Media depends on the media`s own prejudices. After all, Tancredo makes headlines at