Skip to comments.Bill Frist Nails It On Path To 9/11
Posted on 09/09/2006 12:32:53 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper
From Bill Frist's blog:
With all the information available about all the hateful efforts of the terrorists to strike America since the late 1980s -- easily available by one click on the Internet -- let's simmer down on the censorship calls and honor the memory of 9/11 by letting people see ABC's The Path to 9/11 and draw their own conclusions about the Islamofascist war against America.
Unfortunately, from what I know of liberals, they usually aren't too keen about Americans making up their own minds about things.
Anyway, as Allah notes:
...the New York Times has seen it and pronounced it evenhanded. One of Times TV critics saw it and said, if anything, hed expected Bush supporters to be the ones throwing fits. Webloggin reports that one of the producers of the anti-Bush war-for-oil agitprop Syriana wrote today on the films official website that its absolutely essential viewing
None of those sources could be called "right wing shills." I also heard Rush Limbaugh say that the Bush administration isn't let off the hook in the film. I haven't seen it yet, obviously, but these claims that the film is some sort of right-wing propaganda piece seems a bit absurd given some of the people that have given it their blessing.
In fact, the only people I've heard that are really upset about this is the Democrats themselves. Which tells me that a) they're playing defense for the sake of Clinton's legacy and b) they don't want Americans thinking about 9/11 and the mistakes that led us to that attack right before the election.
Which should tell you about all you need to know about voting Democrat come November. At least when it comes to national security issues, anyway.
That's what I've heard as well.
"...the New York Times has seen it and pronounced it evenhanded."
That makes me wonder...
My guess is the NY Times received an advanced copy, like other media outlets, including the Washington Post, the Washington Times, and the LA Times. The director granted interviews with each paper, and I wouldn't be surprised that they each got an advanced copy of the film upon completion of the interview.
Then it must REALLY be hard on Bush.
Actually, it's not acceptance. It's a willingness to give the benefit of a doubt.
There are those who can twist facts to fit any purpose, just as some have done to make it look like Bush had some involvement in the plot to fly planes into crowded buildings so he could act like Mighty Mouse -- and Republicans can stay in power.
Do I think anyone in congress, Clinton or Bush administrations would purposely, knowingly, or otherwise allow the carnage that happened on 9/11 to occur? No. Do you?
Being a whittless twit is one thing, but being convinced something bad is going to happen and not doing something about it is another.
Personally, I think DC is full of whittless twits and unfortunately, we suffer the whole load of unintended consequences when the twits are making the choices.
In fact, the only people I've heard that are really upset about this is the Democrats themselves. Which tells me that a) they're playing defense for the sake of Clinton's legacy and b) they don't want Americans thinking about 9/11 and the mistakes that led us to that attack right before the election.This is exactly right. The dems dont want anyone putting the spotlight on their roll in the failures leading up to 9/11 at a time when Pelosi and friends are pretending that they are the security party. This whole outrage thing by the left is a blessing. This mini-series does not necessarily put the Bush administration in a good light yet conservative reviewers and Republicans in Congress have been urging people to see it. This demonstrates that Conservatives are not afraid to discuss the truth about such an important event while libs want to whitewash the truth for the sake of fooling the nation into trusting them. The sad part about this whole liberal meltdown is that Scholastic pulled the teacher resource kit that would have been used to create class discussion about 9/11. The whole kit was a take home list of questions that students were supposed to think about while watching the movie. This would have resulted in enhanced viewership for the most impressionable segment of society along with their parents. The dems successfully shut that down. It is pretty insightful. The Dems have proved once again that they would rather forget 9/11 than have Americans think back and realize that this terrible tragedy did not have to happen. Worse, taking the focus off the event sullies the honor and respect of the heroes and victims. All of this courtesy of the American left. They should just change their party name to "no shame".
This "Bush is a liar!" stuff all started as an attempt to establish moral equivalency and salvage Clinton's reputation - it didn't take on a life of its own until later. I'm still not sure how this one man has managed to keep the entire Democratic Party apparatus working to spin things on his behalf so long after he has left office. No Republican was worried about Richard Nixon's reputation in 1980.
Hard on President Bush.
I was thinking the same thing.
If they are going to edit the parts that are hard on Clinton, I would suppose killing the President will be the mark of their trade.
Strange how America has changed in the past yrs.
Use to be a good person in the White House was the best thing for America but, since Clinton held the office the more sorry a person, the better Americans will support him.
America has now the, last descent man for President for decades to come and a lot of Americans can't stand him.
We as a nation have lost our way when it comes to dependence in government.
Rome didn't last very long and, I think America is on the brink of being dissolved as a freedom society.
This is impeachable what the dems are doing. The issue goes far beyond democrat vs republican. This is a first amendment issue.
I've been follwing this interesting thread
The Democrats are in a complete panic and their heads are exploding. Leftists only act that way when they are exposed or about to be exposed in all their corrupt glory.
If this TV event were not a threat to the Dems and Clinton's legacy, they would not be acting the way they are.
Where there's smoke there's fire.
They're digging themselves a hole which I hope the GOP will fill in with dirt.
This censorship has LEGS! There's a BIG difference between a public boycott and the government actually censoring a movie. This is Impeachable!
If the GOP were smart they would move to impeach those in congress who threatened the first amendment.
They've been using the Constitution to destroy the Constitution for quite some time now.
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