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MEDIA BLACKOUT: ASIDE FROM FOX, SUNDAY NEWS HOSTS FAIL TO RAISE BENGHAZI
Breitbart ^ | 28 Oct 2012 | JOEL B. POLLAK

Posted on 10/28/2012 12:29:12 PM PDT by Snuph

The mainstream media's silence on the Benghazi disaster reached deafening levels on Sunday, as hosts of four out of the five major news shows--with the exception of Fox News Sunday--failed to raise the issue. Only Bob Schieffer of CBS gave it serious consideration, and only after it was raised by Sen. John McCain.

When the Benghazi issue did surface, other than on Fox, it was invariably brought up by Republican guests, and then deflected by the hosts, who largely ignored new stories this week that implicated the White House in the decision not to intervene to save the life of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and other American staff.

Here is how the Sunday shows covered the issue:

NBC: Meet the Press with David Gregory

The Benghazi issue was not raised at all, save by panelist Carly Fiorina, who was interrupted by Gregory. He promised, "We'll get to that a little bit later," but did not return to the issue before the show's end. (The show was interrupted in some markets, in the final minute, with breaking news about Hurricane Sandy.)

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abc4treason; cbs4treason; coverup; msm4terrorism; msm4treason; msmabdication; nbc4treason; newsblackout; obamatreason; partisanmedia; spiked; typicalmsmcoverup
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Wagons circled: check. Deflector shield up: check. Time to engage full cloaking ...
1 posted on 10/28/2012 12:29:18 PM PDT by Snuph
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To: Snuph

They are thankful they can talk about the weather and polls instead of the impeachable dereliction of duty by their flop of a president.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 12:32:41 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Snuph
Carly Fiorina, who was interrupted by Gregory. He promised, "We'll get to that a little bit later," but did not return to the issue before the show's end.

That was the tactic the news media agreed upon when they discussed with the White House how to moderate the debates. Why else would they all have used that technique?

3 posted on 10/28/2012 12:33:12 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Soebarkah Soetoro)
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To: Snuph
cant hear you Pictures, Images and Photos
4 posted on 10/28/2012 12:35:19 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Snuph

The victims’ families must continue to loudly demand an explanation!


5 posted on 10/28/2012 12:35:25 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: Snuph

Wow - so who is politicizing this? The people who want answers or the snuffers of the truth? Unbelievable.


6 posted on 10/28/2012 12:38:15 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Snuph

SHAMEFUL!!!


7 posted on 10/28/2012 12:38:31 PM PDT by kimchi lover (Obyebye 2012)
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To: Snuph
If these employees of the MSM are going along with saying Nixon's Watergate was just as bad as Benghazi then they are definitely skid marks on Journalism's shorts.

No aspect of Watergate and Benghazi compares including cover-up -- and especially the MSM coverage.

Watergate had the MSM in a 24/7 frenzy. I recall TV network news being nothing but 30 minutes of Watergate -- even rehashing old news.

Nixon was covering for his staff -- IIRC Soviet and Red China comrade Armand Hammer (who owned Al Gore Sr) was successfully prosecuted only once in his life.. he got nailed for giving money to Nixon's White House to give to the Watergate defenders to help them through it all.

8 posted on 10/28/2012 12:38:52 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: txrefugee

If this had been on GWB’s watch (which then it wouldn’t have happened), but just say it did, the SRM/MSM would be on it all day 24/7/365 and Schumer and Durbin would calling for impeachment or a resignation.

Where’s the GOP?


9 posted on 10/28/2012 12:39:32 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Snuph
You know...if the Liberal Media feels Obama is so great, and acted as a Commander-in-Chief should have acted regarding Benghazi...They would be defending him 24/7 and criticizing anyone who is questioning what Obama and his Administration did, when, and why - on the night our embassy was attacked and brave Americans were abandoned to die!

But they can't.

So...instead they are silent on this. They don't dare expose their viewers to the truth, especially not before the elections.

I guess, for MSNBC, ABC, CNN, CBS and the Liberal press ...the old saying is true...

When you can't say anything good, don't say anything at all!

10 posted on 10/28/2012 12:42:30 PM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: Snuph

Time to INUNDATE these Media places with COMPLAINTS...up to the highest level!! WHORES!


11 posted on 10/28/2012 12:43:37 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Snuph
Wagons circled: check. Deflector shield up: check. Time to engage full cloaking ...

IOW, it's the same technique they've used for the past 40 years to make sure the peasants learn only the "left" side of the news. They're just a little more bold about it these days because they think they've won the war.

12 posted on 10/28/2012 12:44:10 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Snuph

It’s high time that we make this ‘personal’ and call out personally, by name, each of the ‘hacks’ that continue this propaganda agenda.... Bob Scheifer, Brian Williams, George Stephanopolous, Diane Sawyer.


13 posted on 10/28/2012 12:45:45 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Snuph

The only way the MSM is going to mention this is if Romney makes it part of his stump speech and runs TV ads about it.

Otherwise its crickets


14 posted on 10/28/2012 12:46:10 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Sorry Wallace....Forget YOU CNN,NBC,ABC,CBS,MSNBC,N.Y.SLIMES,L.A.SLIMES..JUST GET THE FECK OUTTA THE WAY

WE ARE THE NEW NEWS MEDIA..GET USED TO IT !

Word of Mouth Media


15 posted on 10/28/2012 12:47:58 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Snuph

Why cede this story entirely to us? The absence of info has given plenty of room for insider leaks and outside speculation. It’s odd.o


16 posted on 10/28/2012 12:52:01 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Ann Archy

Bitching TO the media about the media is a total waste of time and resource. Nothing will ever happen.

We need to bitch to the RNC and the media about why the Republicans are so damn uninterested in saying squat.

I get the ‘give them rope’ bit, but they have enough rope. It’s time for the GOP to grow a pair and hang the Dems with it.

But they are every bit the cowards that Obama is. Sad but true.


17 posted on 10/28/2012 12:52:28 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Snuph

And I never heard the MSM report on this:

“Not knowing exactly what was taking place, the two SEALs set up a defensive perimeter. Unfortunately Ambassador Stevens was already gravely injured, and Foreign Service officer, Sean Smith, was dead. However, due to their quick action and suppressive fire, twenty administrative personnel in the embassy were able to escape to safety. Eventually, these two courageous men were overwhelmed by the sheer numbers brought against them, an enemy force numbering between 100 to 200 attackers which came in two waves. But the stunning part of the story is that Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty killed 60 of the attacking force. Once the compound was overrun, the attackers were incensed to discover that just two men had inflicted so much death and destruction.”

http://scottoncapecod.wordpress.com/2012/10/25/navy-seals-always/

The disrespect MSM and Obama and Killary have for the brave this country produces......is complete darkness.


18 posted on 10/28/2012 12:53:59 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: timestax

You’re absolutely right...great point!


19 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:21 PM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: txrefugee

They are trying to bury this damning issue until after the election. It would be horrible if Obama were reelected in spite of this impeachable crime. Why isn’t Romney campaign buying time from the networks to inform the people before the election. We have a MSM determined to elect Obama. Romney is apparently as bad as McCain. Throwing the election to Obama This scandal is much worse than Watergate. Romney is letting us down.


20 posted on 10/28/2012 12:55:21 PM PDT by tommix2 (,)
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To: GeronL

You are so correct. Romney must sense a trap in this story somewhere.

I know gazigate has its loose ends, but Romney, sooner or later, must be the one to jerk it up by the roots. ,


21 posted on 10/28/2012 12:57:07 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Snuph

Post these links to as many MSM blogs as you can:

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/demand-the-truth-about-benghazi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lljKmmZyCiw&feature=player_embedded#!


22 posted on 10/28/2012 1:00:22 PM PDT by Enough is ENOUGH (Obama, Fear the TRUTH...)
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To: Snickering Hound

Reminds me of a little girl we used to tease on the school bus. She would cover her ears and say, “ I cannot hear you!”


23 posted on 10/28/2012 1:02:02 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: RitaOK
but Romney, sooner or later, must be the one to jerk it up by the roots. , You are right. We have to force the Romney campaign to publicise theis. If they don't, we will know they are throwing the election to Obama.
24 posted on 10/28/2012 1:10:27 PM PDT by tommix2 (,)
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To: tommix2

And after the election (when Obama loses) the media will claim that it is all retaliation by the evil right wing/TEA Party for having a black president.

Bank on it.


25 posted on 10/28/2012 1:10:43 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Snuph

Can you imagine what it’s like to be liberal media today? I wish I had stock in Tums and aspirin. They are sitting there looking at the Democrat Obama administration with an operation in Benghazi that makes Iran Contra look like kids selling lemonade. They are sitting in their office with their head in their hands looking at the Democrat Obama administration’s cowardly response to the fight in Benghazi that makes Carter and the failed Iranian hostage rescue attempt look like Eisenhower at Normandy. The liberal media is looking at the Benghazi coverup by the Democrat Obama administration and realizing it makes Watergate look like a whoopee cushion joke. And they are just sitting there, afraid to look at FOX News for fear they’ll see the story about who has been funding Obama and Hillary and the Democrats as they make British imperialism look like a holiday vacation. Ohhhhh....this is rich. It’s the liberal media’s team and they are coming around to the realization that “the higher calling” they think that Democrats have is, in fact, just a lie to protect grifters. Hello NBC! Welcome to reality!


26 posted on 10/28/2012 1:11:03 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Snuph

The 2nd largest newspaper in Iowa after the Des Moines Register, the Cedar Rapids Gazette, endorsed Romney for President today. Both of those newspapers lean left and supported Obama in 2008, but both have now endorsed Romney. In the Gazette endorsement article, the Benghazi mess was cited as one of the primary reasons, as well as jobs and economy. So, the MSM may be ignoring it, but word is out at the local levels. It is the elephant in the room and the MSM is not going to have one iota of cred left when Romney wins in spite of their shameless pandering to the Obama campaign. I won’t be sorry to see them go. Time for an entirely new slate of reporters to take over our papers and airwaves.


27 posted on 10/28/2012 1:14:44 PM PDT by PLK
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To: Snuph

Too bad for Nixon he didn’t have Hurricane Sandy!


28 posted on 10/28/2012 1:17:13 PM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: Puckster
The disrespect MSM and Obama and Killary have for the brave this country produces......is complete darkness.

I would add every bastard that voted for obama to your list.

29 posted on 10/28/2012 1:17:13 PM PDT by sport
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To: Snuph

The MSM news credo:

"When the facts don't confirm your reality....just put a trash can over your head and move on"......


30 posted on 10/28/2012 1:17:44 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: blueunicorn6

The 4th Estate are 5th Columnists.

Aiding and abetting in the destruction of America.

They are a real danger to our country.

It is no longer a free press as liberals have taken it over and censor anything they are not in agreement with.


31 posted on 10/28/2012 1:17:44 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Norm Lenhart
Bitching TO the media about the media is a total waste of time and resource. Nothing will ever happen.Only the Romney campaign has the power to make a difference in this. Are they with us, or is the fix in?
32 posted on 10/28/2012 1:18:02 PM PDT by tommix2 (,)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Using the Left’s own playbook against them, do you think we should publish their home addresses when we call them out?


33 posted on 10/28/2012 1:19:59 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Snuph

Aiding and abetting...hoping that the election occurs before they are FORCED to act.


34 posted on 10/28/2012 1:19:59 PM PDT by bannie ("The gov't that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.")
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To: Snuph
"The mainstream media's silence on the Benghazi disaster reached deafening levels on Sunday, as hosts of four out of the five major news shows--with the exception of Fox News Sunday--failed to raise the issue."


35 posted on 10/28/2012 1:21:59 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Snuph

they could show video of poor Stevens being raped before and after death and they’d still attempt to ignore it.

the media and current administration are all traitors to our country. every last one of them.


36 posted on 10/28/2012 1:23:40 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: Snuph

The real story of this election is the media’s Obamesia, and the resultant black out and cover up.


37 posted on 10/28/2012 1:25:25 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
The real story of this election is the media’s Obamesia, and the resultant black out and cover up.

And the Romney campaign. Whyb are they silent?

38 posted on 10/28/2012 1:31:23 PM PDT by tommix2 (,)
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To: Snuph

They lie, “conservatives” buy the products and services of the MSM content providers and corporate sponsors.

That’s ALL that matters.

Quit Whining and Keep Buying!

Fools...


39 posted on 10/28/2012 1:32:05 PM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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40 posted on 10/28/2012 1:32:52 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: The_Media_never_lie
"The real story of this election is the media’s Obamesia, and the resultant black out and cover up."

The media is aiding and abetting murder and it isn't the first time. There is apparently no crime that the Regime commits that the media doesn't attempt to justify and support.

41 posted on 10/28/2012 1:34:40 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: thingumbob

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gf8lHz_7R_Y

Fox is exposing their lies and cowardice.


42 posted on 10/28/2012 1:51:31 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Snuph

It is seriously an alternate universe out there. Disturbing.


43 posted on 10/28/2012 1:52:54 PM PDT by TrueFact
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To: Ann Archy

tweeted and will re-tweet:

@abc @cbs @nbc @msnbc @cnn ALL complicit in Obama’s coverup of Benghazi by FAILURE TO REPORT. #benghazi #impeach #gunrunning #standdown


44 posted on 10/28/2012 1:53:58 PM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: Snuph

This reminds me of the predictions made on these pages. FAIL!


45 posted on 10/28/2012 1:54:23 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Snuph

If by now you don’t think that ALL of your perceptions of reality out there are controlled by the media you need to go back to school!


46 posted on 10/28/2012 1:55:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: RitaOK

They are hoping that Romney will bring it up. Then they can pounce on him for playing politics with a tragedy, thereby switching the focus to his “wrongdoing”.

Between talk radio, Fox News, and what has already been revealed, the 53% who are likely to vote for Romney have already seen the parsing, and know a liar when they hear one.

As long as the Republicans keep digging and Fox News keeps on with the investigative journalism, it will help expose the liars.


47 posted on 10/28/2012 1:56:54 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: Revolting cat!
Here is my home made sign, stuck in that traffic cone at a flag/ sign rally in Cincinnati. I'm taking the picture.Sunday, October 28,12


48 posted on 10/28/2012 2:04:25 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Snuph

When is obvious too obvious? Contrast the excessive number of unending leaks by the administration after Osama’s death to the stark silence about Benghazi coming from the the administration over the last two months.

In politics, there are no coincidences.


49 posted on 10/28/2012 2:07:33 PM PDT by Enough is ENOUGH (Obama, Fear the TRUTH...)
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To: PLK

Iowa’s #3, the Quad City Times said they endorsed Romney because of Zero’s failed and Romney’s presumptive leadership qualities. Lots of angry libs in their comments. Schadenfreude starts.


50 posted on 10/28/2012 2:16:01 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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