Skip to comments.Gosnell Abortion Mill vs. Virginia Law Regulating Abortion Clinics
Posted on 04/13/2013 12:28:41 PM PDT by moneyrunner
The dead tree version of the Virginian Pilot's front page featured a story about Virginias decision to make sure that abortion clinics meet certain sanitary and access standards. The story is heavily slanted toward the pro-abortion side. The Pilot's editors want abortion even if the place where women get abortions are unsafe and unsanitary. And what better hook to unsafe and unsanitary abortion clinics than Kermit Gosnell's Women's Medical Society?
But do we get a story about the Gosnell Abortion House of Horror?
I was only kidding. Of course not. The Virginian Pilot doesnt mention it. Won't mention it. And no one else in the MSM does either. And even some Liberals are beginning to notice.
In fact, there has been only one brief story in the Virginian Pilot about Gosnell. Pssst: Pilot editors, according to the grand jury testimony Gosnell had a "whites only" waiting room!
And that should not surprise anyone. The stories that get coverage, the stories that produce editorials are the stories that fit the Liberal narrative. Thats why the death of Trayvon Martin is covered in excruciating detail and engenders numerous outraged editorials. It fits the narrative the movie that Liberals of all colors and sexual identity have running through their heads - of whites killing blacks. And if reality doesnt correspond to the movie images? No problem, theyll make the fake real. And if the white guy isnt really white he becomes an honorary white, a white Hispanic.
The multiple murder of babies, and at least one
mother woman, in a Philadelphia abortion clinic gets one obligatory mention and then is never mentioned again, on the assumption that if the MSM doesnt mention it, it never really happened. Like the tree in the forest. If no one hears it, it doesnt make a noise. The most common way that the press lies is by what it fails to mention. As one very smart person once said, 99% truth is 100% lie.
Speaking of lying liars, there is no mention of Gosnell at POLITICO.
The doctor's last name, "gosnell," is Politico's third most searched term and also yields zero matches having to do with Kermit Gosnell.
Judging by the number of search inquiries, there is a demand for this story Politico is willfully choosing not to fill -- and doing so for obvious political reasons. And it is not because Politico shies away from abortion issues.
A search for "Susan Komen," yields 166 matches, but that is because Politico was part of the media lynch-mob that browbeat the private breast cancer charity into continuing their funding of Planned Parenthood.
A search for "Todd Akin" results in 865 matches, because Politico was part of the media lynch-mob that used a stupid abortion/rape comment made by a nobody Senate candidate to aid and abet Democrats during the 2012 elections.
Oh, and Planned Parenthood is OK with killing the baby born alive.
At the Washington Post, the excuse for non-coverage is that the Gosnell killings are a local crime story just like the rampage of Maj. Nidal Hasan at Ft. Hood was workplace violence and illegal aliens have been transformed by the AP into future Democrats. Billy Valentine, who works at SBA list had a pertinent response "Policy angle here is whether abortion clinics should be regulated. A national issue as many states enacting regs." Exactly! How is it possible that Newtown leads to a national discussion on gun violence and policy led by the President himself but Gosnell's house of horror leads to not one word anywhere about proper restrictions on abortion?
Ed Discoll: Old Media Slowly Awakens to Gosnell Horrors
The key word is slowly. In fact they appear to be dragged kicking and screaming (sort of like aborted babies) into writing about it. The MSM is busy trying to work out what their approach should be. They could either try to minimize the damage to the MSM-DNC "overculture," trying to convince people that Gosnell and his clinic were unique. Or they could counter-attack, blame the Crazy Christian Right by claiming that the Right-to-life folks made abortion so hard to get that Gosnell prospered because if it. I suspect that this will be the line.
And from RedState: Can You Imagine the Coverage If It Were Dogs?
Liberals, and even reporters who try to be fair minded, often complain that conservative decided to leave and go do their own media thing with Fox, talk radio, etc. Well, this is an example of why conservatives had to do that. Otherwise many stories many Americans care about would never be told.
Had Kermit Gosnell killed dogs, HLN would be giving it wall to wall coverage as they do all sorts of sensational trials. Nancy Grace would be in full outrage mode every night through the course of the trial. Its sad that a man who engaged in horrific acts of barbarism will never be as known to the public as Casey Anthony or George Zimmerman because Gosnells crime is viewed as less than a crime by the vast majority of the producers of American news.
Do the parent(s) of the babies who were “snipped” have cause for a civil case against Gosner for wrongful death?
I know its perverse, I’m just curious.
No but they might have had a cause of action for wrongful life.
Would make a wry tagline.
If they had survived they could.
But they we’re born, lived (a short while) and were therefore the children of the women (under the law) and then were killed by Gosnell depriving the parent of a loving child.
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