This is Part I. And now, Part II.....
1992: "President Bush [Pere] is out of touch."
October Surprise: Lawrence Walsh's report on Iran-Contra
1994: "We didn't expect the Republican wave."
October Surprise: No Democrat attacks, however this leads to......
1996: "GOP too extreme"
October Surprise: Clinton White House owning Republican FBI Files. Cricket sounds from MSM.
1998: "GOP has no support for Impeachment"
October Surprise: Speaker to-be Livingston forced to resign
2000: "Gore will win on peace and prosperity."
October Surprise: Bush's DUI arrest of twenty years earlier
2002: "The Democrats will win back Congress."
October Surprise: None -- too soon after 9/11
2004: "Bush [Fils] will follow his father"
October Surprise: Rathergate
2006: "There is a Democratic wave."
October Surprise: Rep. Foley scandal
Can you smell a trend? There would no need for a Media Research Center, if the press had played a more neutral role in 1992. Every GOP candidate and volunteer sees this every election cycle. Who will call the Dems and their buddies in the press bluff?