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Networks Ignore Report That Obama Was
Briefed on ISIS Going Back ‘at Least a Year’

Newsbusters, by Curtis Houck

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Posted By:Toledo, 9/3/2014 8:21:24 AM

On Tuesday night, the three major broadcast networks omitted from their coverage on the Islamic group ISIS a report that President Barack Obama has received briefings on the terrorist organization “for at least a year before the group seized large swaths of territory over the summer.” ABC, CBS, and NBC all led their evening newscasts with multiple segments on the gruesome murder of American journalist Stephen Sotloff at the hands of ISIS in a propaganda video released on Tuesday afternoon. Over on the Fox News Channel (FNC), Special Report with Bret Baier aired three segments on the story, including a report

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/3/2014 9:06:20 AM     (No. 9991610)

We read long ago that Obie did not attend the briefings, which I believe are held at least daily. And probably can´t be bothered reading any briefing papers that come his way, leaving that up to his underlings. Beneath his paygrade. He has more important things to do....like playing golf, shooting hoops, flying around the country having his photos taken.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 9/3/2014 9:11:03 AM     (No. 9991627)

Marc Thiessen has been telling us about this for years. From a 2012 article in the WaPo after the Benghazi attack:

How long had it been since President Obama attended his daily intelligence meeting in the lead-up to the Sept. 11 attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Egypt and Libya? After all, our adversaries are known to use the anniversary of 9/11 to target the United States.

According to the public schedule of the president, the last time the Obama attended his daily intelligence meeting was Sept. 5 — a week before Islamist radicals stormed our embassy in Cairo and terrorists killed our ambassador to Tripoli. The president was scheduled to hold the intelligence meeting at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, the day after the attacks, but it was canceled so that he could comfort grieving employees at the State Department — as well he should. But instead of rescheduling the intelligence briefing for later in the day, Obama apparently chose to skip it altogether and attend a Las Vegas fundraiser for his re-election campaign. One day after a terrorist attack.


His non-attendance at these briefings is the subject of the entire article here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/marc-thiessen-obama-alone-this-president-does-not-need-intel-briefers/2012/09/13/c11e1a52-fda5-11e1-b153-218509a954e1_story.htm

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 9/3/2014 9:29:28 AM     (No. 9991661)

Of course they ignore the report, doesn´t fit the narrative they want to tell to the lofos. It´s very blatant and obvious when they aren´t the only source of information.

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