The major news network anchors had two choices following
the revelations that CBS and Dan Rather used forged documents to assist John
Kerry in the presidential election. They
could have taken the high road, acknowledged the deception and called on Dan
Rather to do the right thing and resign; or they could have closed ranks and
attempted to perpetuate the liberal domination of television news for a little bit
We now know their decision.
They are circling the wagons in defense of Rather.
But worse than that – they are labeling as the villains the very people
who exposed the fraud in the first place. Because
if you believe NBC’s Tom Brokaw, it is the “Internet” that is to blame.
to the Associated Press:
jihad”? Just exactly who is doing the demonizing here?
Someone who spends as much time following the news as Tom Brokow
presumably does should probably have a clue how inflammatory such a statement
is. But no bother to Brokow.
What's next? Saying the Jews were responsible for the Holocaust?
Not that it really needs to be said again, but just for the
sake of argument: There is no
conceivable way that CBS did not know those memos were forgeries.
They were exposed as such within hours of their public release.
The only logical conclusion, therefore, is that CBS and Dan Rather knew
exactly what they were doing – attempting to defeat President Bush.
is right about one thing. There is
something outrageous going on but it has nothing to do with exposing Dan Rather
as a crass partisan. And all this
time we thought it was Rather who reported a story that went “well beyond any
But that’s all in a days work for the folks down at CBS and NBC.
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