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Exclusive: How The MSM Covered Up Fast and Furious
Big Journalism ^ | 4/16/2012 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 04/17/2012 3:54:35 AM PDT by iowamark

In Katie Pavlich’s devastating new expose of the Eric Holder Justice Department-approved Fast and Furious operation, Pavlich doesn’t just expose the Obama administration. She exposes the mainstream media for what they are: tools of the Democratic Party, and of the White House.

As Pavlich recounts, the first mainstream media outlet to report on Fast and Furious was CBS Evening News, which aired a report by Sharyl Attkinson. She stated that the scandal itself was so awful that “some insiders say it surpasses the shoot-out at Ruby Ridge and the deadly siege at Waco.” She pointed out that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had been pushing through the sale of guns to Mexican drug cartels, and that gun shops had even tried “to stop the questionable sales, but ATF encouraged them to continue.”

When the Obama administration saw Attkinson’s report, they reacted with utter fury. Officials from the administration screamed at her; as Pavlich reports, Justice Department communications director Tracy Schmaler called her up to yell at her. White House spokesman Eric Schultz “reportedly directed a barrage of expletives toward her.” Attkinson said that the White House and Justice Department labeled her “not reasonable” – as opposed to other press outlets...

As it turned out, they were all deliberately obfuscating the truth. As Pavlich reports in Fast and Furious, there can be no doubt that this scandal began and ended with the Obama administration’s willful attempt to ram its anti-gun agenda down American throats. And if Americans had to die – and if the media had to cover up for the administration – that didn’t matter one whit to Obama and his cronies. All that mattered was the scam.

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1 posted on 04/17/2012 3:54:36 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: iowamark

The MSM can cover up all they want but sooner or later the covered droppings accumulate and start to stink through the litter anyway and then the whole thing has to be cleaned out.


2 posted on 04/17/2012 4:02:42 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Palin/Santorum 2016--cuz if reelected, Mitt won't have to pretend anymore.")
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...

“When the Obama administration saw Attkinson’s report, they reacted with utter fury.”

Oh, goody! I’ll bet they are REALLY pi$$ed now.

Ping.


3 posted on 04/17/2012 4:05:39 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: iowamark

Treason - In Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, the ninth and lowest circle of Hell is reserved for traitors; Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus, suffers the worst torments of all: being constantly gnawed at by one of Lucifer’s own three mouths.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treason


4 posted on 04/17/2012 4:24:36 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

I think this is better termed subversion.


5 posted on 04/17/2012 4:28:01 AM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: iowamark

Found it just before seeing your post. Downloading it now. :)


6 posted on 04/17/2012 4:28:31 AM PDT by grannie9 (Of all the things I've ever lost,...I miss my mind the most.)
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To: Happy Rain

” the whole thing has to be cleaned out.”

So far nobody has the guts to do it.
Any investigation will happen in a vacuum. The ignorant sheep voters will still vote for Obama.
The left has control of the media, that’s why Watergate took down Nixon.
We may trumpet the “new media” of the internet but I have yet to see it change the collective insanity of the left.


7 posted on 04/17/2012 4:33:42 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningfull to say)
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To: MestaMachine; Joe Brower; marktwain
The bloody footprints are getting closer...


8 posted on 04/17/2012 4:34:59 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MestaMachine

Just carried home a gallon milk and more coffee. Gonna go and bend my stupid shoulder now. And get a dose of fizzy aspirin :).


9 posted on 04/17/2012 4:55:28 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: iowamark

As Pavlich reports in Fast and Furious, there can be no doubt that this scandal began and ended with the Obama administration’s willful attempt to ram its anti-gun agenda down American throats. And if Americans had to die – and if the media had to cover up for the administration – that didn’t matter one whit to Obama and his cronies. All that mattered was the scam.
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This is the cold -—hard fact, and all anyone needs to know about Fast& Furious.

Even now it is being pushed to the back burner, we hear lss and less about it and one day soon it will dissappear completely.
Issa has done a fair job so far, but where are the subpoenaes, why hasn’t anyone been arrested? Why is it dyting on the vine? Why hasn’t Romney mentioned it? Why didn’t it come up in any of the debates when the combatants were busy bad-mouthing each other instead of Obama?


10 posted on 04/17/2012 5:29:22 AM PDT by Venturer
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11 posted on 04/17/2012 5:36:25 AM PDT by bcsco
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...there can be no doubt that this scandal began and ended with the Obama administration’s willful attempt to ram its anti-gun agenda down American throats. And if Americans had to die – and if the media had to cover up for the administration – that didn’t matter one whit to Obama and his cronies. All that mattered was the scam.

ping

12 posted on 04/17/2012 5:38:23 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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13 posted on 04/17/2012 5:39:17 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: vanilla swirl

Any investigation will happen in a vacuum. The ignorant sheep voters will still vote for Obama.
The left has control of the media, that’s why Watergate took down Nixon.
We may trumpet the “new media” of the internet but I have yet to see it change the collective insanity of the left.

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Oh, how I wish I could argue with you on any of these points....


14 posted on 04/17/2012 6:02:58 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: iowamark
Thank you verymuch for this posting!

B T T T ! ! ! ©

15 posted on 04/17/2012 6:59:57 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: iowamark; mickie; flaglady47; hoosiermama; oswegodeee; seenenuf; seekthetruth; Bizzy Bugz; ...
To nobody's surprise, the Bloviator lent a helping hand to the Obama administration by downplaying F & F on his program last night. In his own inimitable superior, know-it-all, dismissive mode, he said over and over that F & F doesn't seem to get any traction with the "folks", and implied it would NEVER gain wheels.

His author guest has just released a factual book hitting hard on the guilt and the guilty parties in Fast and Furious. She emphasized the fact that the media is covering Obama's and Holder's butts in this scandal, but, as usual, O'Reilly was politely skeptical about her expose and its evidence.

To be certain that everyone knows he's always "fair and balanced", O'Reilly's schtick is to give equal weight and/or time to right and to wrong.....and to Right and Left.

He consistently gives moral equivalence to political good and evil, to perps and victims, to high ground and low ground, and willfully ignores evidence in favor of good intentions ("I don't think Obama is an evil man, he just.....etc"...or "I don't think Obama is a socialist.....he just....etc.")

You get my drift. This guy has to wear lead jockey shorts from sitting on the fence every night. He is Janus, the Roman two-faced god who stands guard at the gates of a no-fault Heaven.

Because of his large audience, he's a dangerous man with a leprechaun smile who nudges politically-uneducated "folks" into a kind of perpetual limbo/coma.....into his crazy fair and balanced world where even the Ten Commandments have two sides.

If he has to, he'll find and showcase some commie perfesser on his program who will present and seductively argue for the "other side" of each of the "thou shalt nots" in the Decalogue.

Leni

16 posted on 04/17/2012 7:03:42 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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You mean O’Really?????

Unless there is a specific person I’m interested in hearing click the channel....I’ll watch anything but him...HGTV, Cops, OWN.....ANYthing.


17 posted on 04/17/2012 7:32:11 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: iowamark
Haven't had time to follow the news this week, but noticed that, coincidental to the release of Katie's book, the mediots have amplified the SS hooker scandal, and the Vegas GSA scandal. Obama is really, really mad about this stuff, but cool as a cucumber about the most murderous scandal in decades.

I wonder how many death threats Pavlich has received already.

18 posted on 04/17/2012 7:37:12 AM PDT by FlyVet
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To: MinuteGal

” He consistently gives moral equivalence to political good and evil, to perps and victims, to high ground and low ground, and willfully ignores evidence in favor of good intentions (”I don’t think Obama is an evil man, he just.....etc””

Dangerous and evil.


19 posted on 04/17/2012 8:29:01 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: FlyVet

” I wonder how many death threats Pavlich has received already.”

My guess? Several.


20 posted on 04/17/2012 8:31:11 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: MinuteGal

I will never forget when 0’Reilly flatly stated “Just because 0bama’s policies are socialist doesn’t mean he is a socialist.” 0’Reilly is a dunce.


21 posted on 04/17/2012 11:54:50 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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