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If the Media Won't Report Our "Progress" in Iraq, Cal Thomas Will

Cal Thomas is irked that the dreaded, liberal mainstream media isn't reporting all the positive stories coming out of Iraq. In his latest column, he bemoans the fact that while the New York Times did mention (albeit reluctantly) that overall violence in Iraq is down since 2004, it completely ignored the news of the Iraqi government awarding contracts to 41 foreign oil firms.

You see, imperialism does have its perks. Forget for a moment that suicide bombings were non-existent in Iraq before we invaded. Forget that widespread sectarian violence, the imposition of Sharia law in Iraqi communities, and the mass exodus of Christians are also post-invasion occurrences. The real sign of progress is that the puppet regime we installed has kindly agreed to allow us to further meddle in the internal affairs of the nation -- you know, just as we would do if someone were to invade our country, overthrow our government, and maintain a permanent military presence.

Thomas believes the biased reporting on the part of the media will have implications on the upcoming election. He concludes, "Since journalists never acknowledge errors of judgment or wrong predictions and are never held accountable when they err, that job must fall to John McCain." Yes, I'm sure that old war horse will prove to be every bit as much of a conservative savior as George W. Bush.

I will say that Thomas gets it half right: Media coverage of the war in Iraq has been lacking. But the problem isn't that it has been too critical; it's that it hasn't been critical enough.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The "Fourth Estate" left us a long time ago, they are now just another part of the Hegelian dialectic, more like the lap dog media. A little bark here and there, but never enough to really do anything substantial.

6/24/08, 3:56 PM  

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