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  •  Is it the number of the dead that makes the (1+ / 0-)
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    difference (26 vs. 4) or the fact that in one situation the Americans were predominantly children and in the other situation they were an ambassador and former Navy Seals?  

    My point is that in both cases Americans were killed and in both cases there was some normal natural confusion of facts in the immediate aftermath; yet, only in the case of Ambassador Rice has there been claims of intentional mendacious lying in furtherance of a nefarious cover-up orchestrated by President Obama.

    •  Please don't forget that some of the ... (0+ / 0-)

      ... confusion after Benghazi was started after the Republican Nominee shot his mouth off before little was actually known about the situation. Then Fox covered Rmoney's statements and innuendo as if they were facts.  Once the mouthpiece of the rethug party made their pronouncements; Benghazi became hyper-political with guys like McCain, Graham, and Ayotte running to do their master's bidding.

      Having watched the Newtown situation unfold very closely, the media basically was up to the same modus operandi.  While the "government" was staying quiet, gathering the facts, and handling the situation the media couldn't stand just repeating the few facts they knew so they fabricated news on poorly sourced data.  

      Don't forget, in the end for news organizations it's all about eyeballs.  They want us to change the channel to their feed and hope we stay there so they can show us commercials.

      I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

      by Hey338Too on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 05:39:49 PM PST

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