Skip to comments.Why the US media ignored Murdoch's brazen bid to hijack the presidency (Supposedly backing Petraeus)
Posted on 12/21/2012 7:39:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
So now we have it: what appears to be hard, irrefutable evidence of Rupert Murdoch's ultimate and most audacious attempt thwarted, thankfully, by circumstance to hijack America's democratic institutions on a scale equal to his success in kidnapping and corrupting the essential democratic institutions of Great Britain through money, influence and wholesale abuse of the privileges of a free press.
In the American instance, Murdoch's goal seems to have been nothing less than using his media empire notably Fox News to stealthily recruit, bankroll and support the presidential candidacy of General David Petraeus in the 2012 election.
Thus in the spring of 2011 less than 10 weeks before Murdoch's centrality to the hacking and politician-buying scandal enveloping his British newspapers was definitively revealed Fox News' inventor and president, Roger Ailes, dispatched an emissary to Afghanistan to urge Petraeus to turn down President Obama's expected offer to become CIA director and, instead, run for the Republican nomination for president, with promises of being bankrolled by Murdoch. Ailes himself would resign as president of Fox News and run the campaign, according to the conversation between Petraeus and the emissary, K T McFarland, a Fox News on-air defense "analyst" and former spear carrier for national security principals in three Republican administrations.
All this was revealed in a tape recording of Petraeus's meeting with McFarland obtained by Bob Woodward, whose account of their discussion, accompanied online by audio of the tape, was published in the Washington Post distressingly, in its style section, and not on page one, where it belonged and, under the style logo, online on December 3...
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
And for those who don't know, the Guardian is to the left of Socialist Worker, much less the New York Times.
Man, the Manchester Guardian doesn’t let any bizarre conspiracy theory fall by the wayside, do they. Those are tinfoil motorcycle helmets they got on.
Another loser who supported Hillary.
They missed the one about the fascist who bankrolled a certain commie thug into the presidency to steal the entire free world.
Yet another phase of the ongoing Communist takeover of America. If anyone was paying attention; they would be watching the most diabolical period in history repeat itself. But no one is paying attention. Not having any idea what happened then; none will care now until much, much too late.
...through money, influence and wholesale abuse of the privileges of a free press...The nice thing about the left's starting a class war is, it will provide a massive economic stimulus to the piano wire industry.
HA HA!!! Yeah, Soros gets a free pass from our “intrepid” media.
How about the American medias willingness to run roughshod over the American civic and political landscape without regard to even the traditional niceties or pretenses of journalistic independence and honesty?
they have been doing it since the 1960's that I have witnessed.
Carl Bernstein is an @$$wipe.
There are two reasons I don’t believe this.
1. Rupert Murdoch, for all of his flaws, is a supporter of Zionist Israel.
2. petraeus is an anti-semite and anti-Israel...and he hasn’t kept it secret.
Succinctly stated, LF.
What a strange story. Someone at the Guardian has an over-active imagination.
Gee. Sounds a lot like George Soros to me.