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Amanpour reaps what she's sown
The American Thinker Blog ^ | February 04, 2011 | Jeannie DeAngelis

Posted on 02/04/2011 3:10:44 AM PST by Scanian

Christiane Amanpour has spent her entire career pretending to be an impartial journalist. Yet, the dark-haired Iranian with the British accent has taken every opportunity to use journalism as a tool to undermine America and her ally Israel's reputation on the world stage.

Ms. Amanpour has had many low points in her quest to portray the United States in a less than favorable light. In the Muslim world, America's standing was severely damaged when, in an unbiased way, the London-raised journalist commiserated with radical terrorists by suggesting that the Bush administration's use of enhanced interrogation mirrored Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.

In Dharamsala, India, while Christiane interviewed the Dalai Lama, she peppered her commentary with innuendo. Amanpour suggested that the Dalai Lama successfully evading Chinese Communist forces on horseback in 1959 was a "somber remembrance that is a little like what the Palestinians do every year." Christiane said: "They call it al-Nakba, or ‘catastrophe,' which marks 1948 when they lost much of their land as the state of Israel was founded."

Amanpour's pathetic attempt to demean the nation of Israel is rivaled only by her describing American Christianity in the same breath as radical Islam. Referring to the CNN special God's Warriors, the neither fair, nor impartial host shared: "Wherever I go, what the believers do all have in common is that they want to bring the politics of faith into the very center of public life - we are seeing this now on almost every continent."

Amanpour's comments implied little difference between theocratic Islamists imposing Sharia law on whole nations and evangelical Christians in the United States choosing to participate in government and politics.

On a personal note, Christiane is married to James Rubin, former State Department spokesman in the Clinton administration. Rubin "worked as a foreign policy adviser on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign...[and] would like to work in the Obama administration."

Even after Christiane expressed the partisan opinion that merely having Barack Obama as President abated global disdain for America, Mrs. Rubin remains convinced, "Nobody knows [her] biases."

Defending Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Amanpour said, in just six months, the President had "Obviously done something very significant, and that is, after eight years in which the United States was really held in contempt," thanks to Barack, the United States has "a new relationship with the rest of the world."

Two years later, while embedded as a reporter in Cairo, Amanpour personally experienced the result of Obama's Middle East peace effort. After spending decades promoting anti-American sentiment, Christiane ironically became a victim of the type of hostility her journalistic bias has helped foster around the world.

Reporting from Tahir Square, the ABC News reporter was attacked by an "angry mob of pro-Mubarak protesters" that surrounded Ms. Amanpour and chased her car, shouting hate for America as well as hate for the American media.

Stranded in Cairo, being pursued by a furious anti-American mob, Amanpour must have secretly been wishing she were home in the mean old US of A, especially when protesters "kicked in the doors" and "broke [the] windshield" as she and her cameramen drove away.

Imagine the twist of fate! After years of portraying the United States in a negative light, to find yourself defenseless against the very people you've strived to ingratiate. Far from the safety of America's shores, struggling with an "overwhelming sense of fear," would a person like Christiane Amanpour even stop to consider that maybe the words she's built her America/Israel-hating career upon could be what helped fuel an atmosphere that endangered her life and threatens world?


TOPICS: Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: antiamerican; antiisrael; dalailama; egypt; islam; journalism
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1 posted on 02/04/2011 3:10:49 AM PST by Scanian
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To: Scanian
Her Karma has run over her dogma.


2 posted on 02/04/2011 3:15:13 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Scanian

She’s too hard-headed to learn anything from this experience.


3 posted on 02/04/2011 3:16:43 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Scanian

You could see absolute fear on the face of Amanpour when the small crowd that she was trying to get comments out of....went anti-American and focused on threatening her. From last night...you could see that she’s strictly in controlled areas and very likely limiting any time outside of hotels.

I would agree...she has spent a career provoking anti-American sentiment, so it’s finally come full-circle...she is a target of the anti-American sentiment now and she’s likely thinking over the intended consequences.


4 posted on 02/04/2011 3:18:21 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice
"she’s likely thinking over the intended consequences."

And for ABC, that would be; HOW CAN WE PROTECT OUR IMPOSTOR.


5 posted on 02/04/2011 3:22:33 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Scanian

....nothing will change, she will continue to blame America for anything that happens. It’s not a political thing with people like her, it’s a religion.


7 posted on 02/04/2011 3:36:56 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Scanian

she’s hardly an objective source - from wiki “Amanpour is married to James Rubin, a former Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department during the Clinton administration and currently an informal adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama. “


8 posted on 02/04/2011 3:40:34 AM PST by Revelation 911 (How many 100's of 1000's of our servicemen died so we would never bow to a king?" -freeper pnh102)
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To: Scanian

I think Ann Coulter referred to her as a “war slut”


9 posted on 02/04/2011 4:05:06 AM PST by heylady
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To: Diogenesis

Good pic but your missing John McCain in it...

No one can dispute he is a major supporter of the usurper.


10 posted on 02/04/2011 4:09:11 AM PST by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution.)
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To: Doogle

Usually when a lib gets attacked physically by his own, they blame themselves.

But I’m planning on putting up a photo of Christiane getting attacked in my dining room.


11 posted on 02/04/2011 4:20:50 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Scanian

Justice would have been her head rolling in a street gutter and her body being hung and burned by Egyptians.

LLS


12 posted on 02/04/2011 4:31:08 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Scanian

It’s too bad the war slut got away from the Egyptians as quickly as she did.


14 posted on 02/04/2011 4:45:07 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Snowpalooza 2011)
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To: miss marmelstein

“...Christiane getting attacked in my dining room.”

She got attacted in your dining room? :)


15 posted on 02/04/2011 4:52:01 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: miss marmelstein
I’m planning on putting up a photo of Christiane getting attacked in my dining room.

How you gonna get her in your dining room, start an intifada?

16 posted on 02/04/2011 5:05:22 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (For love of Sarah, our country and the American Way of Life.)
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To: Scanian

An angry mod surrounded her car yelling, “We hate America! We hate America!”

Reacting on instinct, Amampour respond with the conviction that only a true sympathizer could.

“So do I!” She screamed.

People in the mob looked at each other, shrugged their shoulders and said, “She has a point. I’ve seen her reports.”

And the let her go.


17 posted on 02/04/2011 5:09:36 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Lee'sGhost
An angry mod surrounded her car

I had nothing to do with this, I assure you.

18 posted on 02/04/2011 5:19:58 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Scanian
The Egyptians are onto the press. I saw this clip this morning, the shock on the bitch's face when she realized that she was not loved of worth listening to her snooty attitude. BTW there are about 19 other “journalists” that have been attacked and one or two missing.
19 posted on 02/04/2011 5:23:24 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (V for Vendetta.)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Oh, those dangling participles!

Let’s try again: I’d like to put up a photo in my dining room of Christiane getting attacked by a mob.

This, is of course, in reference to her having a painting of the Twin Towers burning - in her dining room.


20 posted on 02/04/2011 5:32:40 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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