false or grossly biased statements made by journalists to avoid the accusation of liberal bias. After Rep.(rehensible) Frank Ballance who was added to a corruption scorecard even though this was forbidden by the stated rules because the Republicans were like totally running up the score.
"Cillizza claimed that the "scorecard" was limited "to members of Congress and governors currently in office to keep the list manageable," but then said he was making a "small exception to the rule" for former Rep. Frank Ballance (D-NC)."
Cillizza claims that an editor did it after he filed the story.
Also applied to Football where the ballanced score subtracts 21 points from the Patriot's score because they still own video cameras.