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No media pass on Mideast
if Bush were president

Tribune-Review [Pittsburgh PA], by Paul Kengor

Original Article

Posted By:afortiori, 9/30/2012 9:40:20 PM

Imagine this: The president is George W. Bush. At the GOP convention, his supporters hoist signs touting his killing of Osama bin Laden. In his speech, he makes fun of his opponent’s foreign-policy experience while boasting about his alleged Middle East triumphs, from Egypt and Libya to Afghanistan and Iraq. Three days later, Israel and Iran heat up. The president, however, has reportedly refused to meet with Israel’s prime minister. All this as the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, approaches. Then, the kicker: The Middle East explodes on Sept. 11.

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I realize it's preaching to the choir, but no matter what evidence is foisted on ABCNNBCBS+NYTimes+NPR+PBS+every major newspaper save two or three (of which the source of this article is one), there is no hope of getting anything resembling fairness out of them. Hopeless.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dragon, 9/30/2012 10:22:12 PM     (No. 8901114)

Can we have an honest conversation about our media? Communists and communist sympathizers infiltrated the media going all the way back to before WWII--Whittaker Chambers laid it all out--and the MSM hasn't been honest in 80+ years. Like their buddies in the Democratic Party (and the Congressional Progressive Caucus), how about calling them out--they are Communists and communist sympathizers at best, radicals in ties at the worst. We should not be surprised at the non-reporting of the mainstream media; we need to call them out for what they are. The Democratic Party was first hijacked by Communists and communist sympathizers--and are now run by radicals--and the media is going through the same paroxysm of political thought.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bdog, 10/1/2012 12:27:48 AM     (No. 8901252)

Most of the regular newspapers in the smaller cities and towns around the country do not have adequate staff to cover major stories or national news stories and just print the AP news releases. Even if they have a right leaning editorial staff the news is still censored by the AP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 10/1/2012 1:33:16 AM     (No. 8901299)

Bubba got a pass when two of our African Embassies were bombed with loss of life and massive destruction.

Caddell is right. Our msm is the enemy of America.

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