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Revised 5 Times, NYT´s ´Rush
to Demonize Bergdahl´ Editorial
Attacking GOP ´Operatives´ and His
Unit Is What Was Rushed

Newsbusters, by Tom Blumer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 6/8/2014 9:34:35 AM

The seething anger at seeing the Obama administration being raked over the coals by critics of the Bowe Bergdahl exchange of five hardened terrorists for a soldier who left his post, including many Democrats and most prominently his fellow unit members, was apparently too much for the editorial board at the New York Times. On Thursday, they let loose with a poorly sourced and hastily drafted editorial originally entitled "The Politics of the Bergdahl Case." Tim Graham at NewsBusters alluded to this editorial on Friday in covering fake conservative David Brooks´s completely predictable defense of President Obama´s decision. Several revisions

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tommyr, 6/8/2014 10:58:06 AM     (No. 9877381)

I thought the cabal that ran the nyt under Howell Raines was the worst possible but the clowns running the asylum today are enemies of the American people.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 6/8/2014 12:16:45 PM     (No. 9877485)

The Times surely passes its proposed editorials past The Lying King, Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice and Eric Holder for edits, expansion and additional GOP slurs before publication. Once all WH changes are in place, the NYT emails a copy to the DNC and its propagandists so that talking points can be distributed in coordination with editorial. The key points of the editorial are then spewed by the likes of Mika B, Bob Beckel, Juan Williams, Alan Colmes and other highly compensated "analysts".

This strategy of protecting Obama while smearing Bush & Repubs has worked for 6+ years, and no matter how cruel and anti-American Obama is, the strategy will continue for 32 more months.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: droopydog, 6/8/2014 12:24:50 PM     (No. 9877501)

"poorly sourced and hastily drafted" should be the NYT motto and mission statement. Add "extraordinarily biased" and you´ve summed up their business model.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wendybird, 6/8/2014 12:58:32 PM     (No. 9877541)

NYTimes was confused for a moment, but is coming to heel.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 6/8/2014 1:51:27 PM     (No. 9877586)

All the news that´s fit to wrap dead fish or line a bird cage...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harper, 6/8/2014 2:09:08 PM     (No. 9877603)

fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks

Excuse me I sneezed

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BarryNo, 6/8/2014 2:36:35 PM     (No. 9877636)

Once again the Left is seeking to McCarthy someone.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: franq, 6/8/2014 4:46:35 PM     (No. 9877757)

May I suggest a headline for the Grey Lady:
Bow-Boy Barak Bungles Bowe Bergdahl Bargain

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Reply 9 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 6/9/2014 1:14:50 AM     (No. 9878087)

#6, please allow me to add

fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks
fake conservative David Brooks

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