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  •  yeah sounds like the guardian (6+ / 0-)

    or whatever news source was the initial reporting source, puffed up its headline and buried the 'rhetorical' in paragraph 5 or so.  More and more news organizations are taking their cues from Fox.

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    by louisev on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 06:43:49 AM PDT

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    •  Look like the Independent (6+ / 0-)

      is the one that ramped it up into an ultimatum.

      Syria crisis: Assad has one week to hand over chemical weapons arsenal and avoid attack, warns John Kerry
      US Secretary of State speaks at UK Foreign Office alongside William Hague, who says the two countries are 'aligned' in their view on Syria

      We'll see soon enough whether or not that was his intention and what he and his staff told the press.

      The O Team is watching every word printed and uttered on TV news. They're well known for contacting the media immediately, sometimes in the middle of the shows, to demand retraction or clarification. So if they don't want that to be the message, we'll know soon.

      "Justice is a commodity"

      by joanneleon on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 06:58:45 AM PDT

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      •  The direct quote (2+ / 0-)
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        That seems to make his intention pretty clear as it stands.

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        by Catte Nappe on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 07:50:09 AM PDT

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