Skip to comments.Media Study Claims Bush Administration Lied Hundreds of Times About Iraq
Posted on 01/22/2008 9:17:48 PM PST by Tut
WASHINGTON A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The study concluded that the statements "were part of an orchestrated campaign that effectively galvanized public opinion and, in the process, led the nation to war under decidedly false pretenses."
The study was posted Tuesday on the Web site of the Center for Public Integrity, which worked with the Fund for Independence in Journalism. White House spokesman Scott Stanzel said he could not comment on the study because he had not seen it.
The study counted 935 false statements in the two-year period. It found that in speeches, briefings, interviews and other venues, Bush and administration officials stated unequivocally on at least 532 occasions that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction or was trying to produce or obtain them or had links to Al Qaeda or both.
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Wednesday, on Brit Hume’s news hour on FOX, he reported that both these organizations are funded by George Soros.
Regardless of how low budget Foxâs operations may be, how much does it cost to spend a few seconds checking out a story before reporting it as fact? Isnât that, after all, their job? I am constantly amazed at the shoddy state of journalism these days. Journalists are supposedly âprofessionalsâ in their field. Yet, time after time they violate rules that are taught in a Journalism 101 class.
Hundreds of times is far less than all the time. The AP can never be believed. They never tell the truth.
George Soros is stirring again.
To me, the way I look at it, a socialist named George Soros spent vast fortune, with help for the left wing crowd to over throw the duly elected president of this country and failed miserably.
I think he needs to go back where he comes from and take his buddies with him.
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