Skip to comments.Megyn Kelly Gets Her History Wrong
Posted on 07/18/2014 9:07:56 AM PDT by 7thson
Anyone catch Megyn Kelly last night? She led with the shot down airliner. Whem mentioning the 1983 Korean plane that was shot down, she stated "accidently shot down by the Russians."
Two things wrong -
One - the Reagan administration had the goods and played the recording at the UN. The Soviets knew it was a civilian aircraft and shot it down anyway. Nothing accidental about it.
Two - she can't even say Soviets. President Reagan did not say Russians - he said Soviets.
What is wrong with these people?
She’s utterly unwatchable.
It was shot down deliberately by Soviet airplanes, in international airspace. A great patriot, Rep. Larry McDonald, was on board, and both Rep. Phil Crane and Sen. Jesse Helms were initially slated to be on it as well, but circumstances caused them to change flights.
Same thing with this plane.
Speaking of the reagan speech, I LOVE how Reagan stuck it to eh soviets by saying their refusal to add in the frequency thing was to prevent their own pilots from defecting, LOL. Reagan knew how to drub rub it inthe commies faces! No wonder the left hate him so damned much.
[ It was shot down deliberately by Soviet airplanes, in international airspace. A great patriot, Rep. Larry McDonald, was on board, and both Rep. Phil Crane and Sen. Jesse Helms were initially slated to be on it as well, but circumstances caused them to change flights. ]
There has been a LOT of Speculation surrounding this fact too.
yes Megyn is getting more shrill and harder to take
and she did screw up her lawyerly “facts” big time
KAL-007 was deliberately ordered shot down though fighter pilot identified target as a civilian airliner
They made a TV movie about it
Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy
Years of public school followed by a few years with left wing college professors.
Reagan was usually careful to make that distinction.
I can watch her, maybe not listen to her, but I can watch.
I watched her at first. But after skewering Cheny I have no use for the rino _____!
That's easy, she's about one tenth as smart as she thinks she is. Who can forget one come-uppance she received on national TV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLQebqVQKcc
yes, hit the mute button, and just watch.
I don’t always agree with her, but I like her for the most part.
Once in a great while I will watch Greta for a liyttle while. She is the only one that is even half way tolerable.
That was a function of the Soviet air defense command system: the pilots were trained to do what the ground controllers told them to. The ground controllers who couldnt see the plane didn’t believe that it was a civilian. The pilot(s) who could see it couldn’t disobey the instructions they rec’d from the controllers.
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