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The Fourth Estate's Shame
(ABC News Version)

American Spectator, by Ross Kaminsky

Original Article

Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 10/27/2012 6:55:19 AM

The third and fourth stories on ABC News' web page, in relatively small print, relate to Benghazi and the president's shameful refusal to really answer questions about what happened there. The lead story, in large headline type and with a picture? "Sixth Sense: Mom Predicts Baby's Near-Fatal Illness" As if that weren't enough, in a more prominent position than the Benghazi stories, and with a large dramatic picture of a flaming cross is a story about "KKK Resurgence." How can these people live with themselves?

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He's got a screen shot, and it's hard to find the Benghazi story.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 10/27/2012 7:00:21 AM     (No. 8966311)

One problem I have with the criticism of evident strong bias in the lamestream media is a reluctance to name names. The perpetrators slink by, day after day, as the critics name a large amorphous thing called the media.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/27/2012 7:16:08 AM     (No. 8966347)

The active distortion of the news across the complicit mainstream news media has become too obvious to hide.
This is a betrayal of professionalism and a betrayal of trust.
The leftist news media are morally bankrupt as well as financially bankrupt.

Their whitewash and coverup of the ugly betrayal of our troops and Ambassador in Benghazi is just the latest outrage. They have supported 6 weeks of lies, spin and manipulation of blame from the Obama regime.
It is the lies and spin, stupid.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/27/2012 7:37:27 AM     (No. 8966376)

It is disgusting. Check out all of the 'News' sites..........Benghazi is hard to find.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/27/2012 7:41:30 AM     (No. 8966383)

I turned on Nightline last night, and saw the KKK story, with a hooded person screaming about obama. And I thought, you have to give the devil (ABC) their due, as they make yet another campaign contribution to hussein obama.
But they are losing their subtle touch, hey?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 80coyotekate, 10/27/2012 7:41:47 AM     (No. 8966385)

Trucker Observation:

Dear Ross,

What is more important, how can any freedom loving American tolerate the economy in free fall, inflation out of control, 23 million unemployed Americans and the lies Obama tells?

Kate

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gaeditor, 10/27/2012 7:49:10 AM     (No. 8966395)

It has moved to the top of the list on my brower now under "Latest Headlines" butJake Tapper is clearly the ONLY serious journalist at ABC. The real question is how stupid and uninformed could anyone possibly believe anything, anything that the Idiot-in-Chief is saying?

And when are people going to notice that every Democrat president we have is a pathological liar?



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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 10/27/2012 8:05:38 AM     (No. 8966442)

Yesterday, our local rag, The Record, had a tiny article on the bottom of Page A, along side the PC Richard ad which took up nearly the entire rest of the page.

Used to be called the Bergen County Record.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BarryNo, 10/27/2012 8:49:30 AM     (No. 8966533)

If there has been a resurgence of Racism, as some in the Media have claimed, they have only themselves to blame. Where else do we hear proper criticism of this President to be Racist? If we mention 'Chicago', 'Food Stamps', 'Welfare', and many other properly defined words in the English Language, we're 'Racist' or 'speaking in code'. We see America dying, yet, the last I heard, 90 percent of Blacks are STILL going to be voting for this 'Man-Caused-Disaster'.

Meanwhile that same media reports glowingly the words of parasites on society, who happen to be Black, squealing about 'Obama-phones' and 'Obama's Stash' (all paid with our tax-payer money) or the billions wasted on Solyndra and other 'Green' firms (How many Obama bundlers are tied to failed Green Firms AND to mid-East Terrorists?).

America is dying the death of a thousand cuts, wielded by and in the name of, Blacks and some other 'self-identified' minority groups. If anger, no, FURY at the situation is Racist, then count me in.

Benghazi is simply the last straw. Gee, thanks, Chrissy at MSNBC and others. For years I though I was tolerant and accepting, wanting these other groups to have a hand up and join me as equals in society. Now they can simply struggle for acceptance like my ancestors did. I don't give a damn anymore.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 10/27/2012 8:56:49 AM     (No. 8966549)

"How can these people live with themselves?" It is probably quite easy for most of them to do so, since everything suggests that they are proud, not ashamed of their behavior. No doubt they see themselves as being on the side of the angels, and their adversaries -us- as being the true enemies of all that is good. One imagines that they often ask themselves the very same question: how can those people, i.e. us, live with themselves? Such is the depth of the divide between us and them.

Perhaps there may be a few in the media who have their doubts - who are in some instances even actively opposed to the partisan propaganda that is peddled as news. But what are they to do? Speaking out would cost them in all kinds of ways, beginning for many with their employment. I am glad not to be in the position such people find themselves.

The harvest of bias and untruth now being reaped is from a crop planted years ago and tended with care over an entire generation. Unless Americans recapture their universities and the educational system from the control of enemies of the American way of life, nothing but more of the same can be expected.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hicokid, 10/27/2012 10:31:44 AM     (No. 8966772)

Did you see Geraldo on O'Reilly last night? He blamed Romney for not going after obama on the consulate attack - not the press. He defended obama for his stonewalling because of the upcoming election. He reasoned that Republicans would use that info for partisan reasons.

Geraldo informed us that he is a Republican about a month ago. Does anyone believe that? He's a card-carrying member of the 4th Estate.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: keeptherepublic, 10/27/2012 10:51:36 AM     (No. 8966837)

The 4th estate has become the 5th column.

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