Wednesday, November 17, 2004

The Miserable MSM Mess

What is the duty of the Blogmeisters of the Blogosphere now that the election is over and, it is quite noticeable, many Blogmen and Blogwomen have taken a (well deserved) hiatus?

I'll tell you what our duty is, besides writing some excellent new novels and such like Lileks, it is to expose the old media, the MSM, for what they really are and what they continue to do with unabashed brazenness.

What have they done this morning?

MSNBC and Fox News are dramatizing 10 new deaths in a car bomb explosion north of Fallujah. Are they Americans? Don't know yet, but they want to continue to drum in the idea that we are feeling the raw end of the stick in this war. Not a peep about the fact that 1,000 to 1,200 rotten, scummy terrorist insurgents were killed in the successful Fallujah offensive. This mornings WSJ has an excellent piece on what the MSM is missing in the reporting of such matters in this war.

Then there is Chris Matthews. What to do with this blithering baffoon? Hugh Hewitt and Roger L. Simon (on Hewitt's Show) picked up on his slip of the tongue by this miserable knucklehead (Matthews) on his talking heads program, Hardball. He said, raising a question regarding the Marine killing of the faking insurgent in Falluja, and I quote:

"If this were the other side, and we were watching an enemy soldier --a rival, I mean they're not bad guys especially, just people who just disagree with us, they are in fact the insurgents, fighting us in their country-- if we saw one of them do what we saw our guy do to that guy, would we consider that worthy of a war crimes charge?"
You know, NBC wants us to believe this guy is a conservative, or even fair and balanced. I tell you he is a very hard ball of left wing lunacy. In the view of this senescent, crotchety old New Englander, and Chris Matthews is originally from my neck of the woods, he is stupifaction incarnate, and he really has to go. Chris: I know Tim Russert. Tim Russert is a friend of mine. Chris, you are no Tim Russert. A wannabe perhaps, but you don't even measure up to half a Tim, who is by-the-way no conservative either.

Then there is this excellent short piece by Andrew Stuttaford in The Corner at NRO. It highlighted an interesting news item that the MSM seems to have overlooked - surprise - surprise. Here it is:

"What, I wonder, will Al-Jazeera have to say about this? From the London Times:

"In the south of Fallujah yesterday, US Marines found the armless, legless body of a blonde woman, her throat slashed and her entrails cut out. Benjamin Finnell, a hospital apprentice with the US Navy Corps, said that she had been dead for a while, but at that location for only a day or two. The woman was wearing a blue dress; her face had been disfigured. It was unclear if the remains were the body of the Irish-born aid worker Margaret Hassan, 59, or of Teresa Borcz, 54, a Pole abducted two weeks ago. Both were married to Iraqis and held Iraqi citizenship; both were kidnapped in Baghdad last month. US and Iraqi troops have discovered kidnappers’ lairs filled with corpses or emaciated prisoners half-mad with fear, and piles of bodies of men who had refused to fight with the insurgents. As the guerrillas run their last sprint from death, sympathy for their cause is running out among Iraqis."
What do we have to do? We have to keep exposing these MSM baffoons.

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Subscribe to Posts [Atom]