Read John Cole's analysis today.
He's right. Even though the GOP has been epic fail time and time again, the news media can't wait to put a republican on air to spout his or her bullshit. Then they won't call them on their bullshit.
I certainly cannot remember when the minority party or the party that lost the last presidential election gets so much press coverage. But when most media outlets are owned by very powerful corporations that are controlled by conservatives and/or republicans, you can see how they get treated with kid gloves.