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This did happen two weeks ago, but I didn't see any threads taking note of this, so I posted it. I think it is a pertinent reminder of the kind of bias standing in the Swift Vets' way.

The MRC report doesn't make note of it, but I was struck by it: In this story about the 527 groups Swift Boat Veterans For Truth are referred to as "SWIFT BOAT VETERANS FOR BUSH." 'The graphic stays on the screen for 12 seconds, as propagandist "reporter" Andrea Mitchell talks over the audio portion of the ad, so you cannot hear the vets make their statements.

If someone at the SBVT is reading this, you need to issue a press release demanding an apology!

1 posted on 08/22/2004 3:14:03 AM PDT by L.N. Smithee
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Figures. Nevermind a whole summer of F/9-11, Michael Moore's lies.


2 posted on 08/22/2004 3:15:11 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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Either that or they should ask for an address for Swift Boat Veterans For Bush so they can contact that new group about trademark infringement.


3 posted on 08/22/2004 3:16:39 AM PDT by coconutt2000
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The Swift Boat Vets haven't done a bad job for amateurs in exposing massive media bias. People don't believe the mainstream media since they don't even bother to report both sides of the story. In a way, the media's condescension has made the Swifties' job a lot easier. And even now Kerry has to take them seriously. When they came out in the spring, a lot of people scratched their heads in puzzlement, and said, "who are these guys?" and dismissed them as lightweights. What a difference a couple of months makes. No one's laughing any more and the Kerry Campaign's running scared.


5 posted on 08/22/2004 3:19:35 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: Timesink; martin_fierro; reformed_democrat; Loyalist; =Intervention=; PianoMan; GOPJ; ...
Media Schadenfreude and Media Shenanigans PING
8 posted on 08/22/2004 3:23:46 AM PDT by weegee (YOU could have been aborted, and you wouldn't have had a CHOICE about it.)
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"The Democratic Party is partnering with MoveOn.org, People for the American Way, Campaign for America's Future, and dozens of other groups representing millions of Americans to organize a massive public mobilization. On Wednesday, May 14, join us by calling and emailing your representatives in Congress to let them know that the majority of Americans oppose more irresponsible tax cuts that go overwhelmingly to the wealthiest sliver of Americans."

Message sent by Democratic Party Women’s Vote Center in May, 2004.


9 posted on 08/22/2004 3:29:51 AM PDT by Peach (The Clinton's pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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NBC propaganda ministers for Kerry Edwards and Marx
Re-writing history ...one lie at a time


12 posted on 08/22/2004 3:37:42 AM PDT by joesnuffy (Moderate Islam Is For Dilettantes)
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Tom Brokaw: "On August 6th, while doing a segment about the Swift Boat controversy, NBC News mistakenly showed a graphic with the words, "Swift Boat Veterans For BUSH." It should have read, "Swift Boat Veterans for Truth." All of us at NBC News deeply regret the error."


Words you will not hear.

Good catch, L.N.


14 posted on 08/22/2004 3:47:12 AM PDT by leadpenny
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It would be interesting to see what kind of reporting Mitchell did on Michael Moore. She is a watchdog for liberal propaganda and she works for NBC. All these people are the ultra-rich who feel entitled to bash conservatives at every turn. They have lived protected and sheltered lives and they know nothing about common sense, traditional morality, basit tenets of freedom or the common principles which guide human behavior. They evidently think that a double-standard is the way to go to achieve power for themselves so they can enslave the rest of us. Real Americans will see to it that the Swift Boat Vets will not be persecuted by these people. We need to immediately respond and confront anything we think is a distortion of the truth coming from the major media. How I wish all of us could pull together to save our nation, facing the truth about our adversaries..Bullies in the world are not a lot different from bullies our children face in the schoolyard. They must be confronted or they will back you into a corner and beat you to a pulp. Also, after they attack you unmercifully (Sept. 11), they and their allies will say you started it..every time!


15 posted on 08/22/2004 3:50:13 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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It's no lie that Kerry stabbed his fellow troops in the back when he came back to the US and accused them of unsubstantiated war crimes.


18 posted on 08/22/2004 3:58:04 AM PDT by risk
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I knew this would happen! None of this SBV stuff can be proof either way unless Kerry releases his UNTAINTED records and that will NOT happen.

Go ahead you guys keep the focus on Kerry's VN record see where it leads, you're not gonna be very happy as the MSM keeps refusing to report the truth.

I say SETUP/COLOSSAL mistake to keep the focus on this stuff!

19 posted on 08/22/2004 4:01:20 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Do you just think I fell off a turnip truck?)
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That is how all of the left wing DemocRATs refer to it. NBC is getting its text straight off of the DNC talking poins again.


20 posted on 08/22/2004 4:14:54 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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That is how all of the left wing DemocRATs refer to it. NBC is getting its text straight off of the DNC talking poins again.


21 posted on 08/22/2004 4:14:55 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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Then the name is also, "moveonforkerry.org"


26 posted on 08/22/2004 4:27:25 AM PDT by joyful1
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And where is the lie? These Vets are clearly pro-Bush. I dont see a lie, these Vets are on the right side and I realy have no problem when they call them "Vets for Bush". That's what they are and they are right.

BD


28 posted on 08/22/2004 4:30:26 AM PDT by BigDoom
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There needs to be legal action threatened by SBVFT! This kind of blatant political *smear* tactic by "independent" MSM cannot be tolerated.


35 posted on 08/22/2004 5:11:12 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Why are we in Iraq? Just point the whiners here: http://www.massgraves.info)
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Scumbagette Mitchell b!tch.


43 posted on 08/22/2004 5:50:36 AM PDT by 7.62 x 51mm ( Veni Vidi Vino Visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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Swift Boat Vets for Bush
Swift Boat Vets for Truth

Maybe their subconscious was telling them Bush = Truth

45 posted on 08/22/2004 6:14:42 AM PDT by Gee Wally
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Freeper N. Theknow says:
"It’s faster than a checkbook, more powerful than a Democratic demagogue, able to lay waste to a liar Kerry with the single click of a mouse. It's a little bird of truth, it's plain to see Kerry's unfit... it's... it's...SuperFReep!

Want to join in the fun? Click the logo to donate to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth!

46 posted on 08/22/2004 6:35:36 AM PDT by Chieftain (Support the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and expose Hanoi John's FRAUD!)
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This is an OUTRAGE!!

This must be addressed by NBC, but of course, Kerry won't allow that!

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

47 posted on 08/22/2004 6:38:05 AM PDT by Chieftain (Support the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and expose Hanoi John's FRAUD!)
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Interesting about Mrs. Greenspan. A few weeks ago you could find her name on the Heinz Foundation board on the web; no more.


49 posted on 08/22/2004 6:46:54 AM PDT by Pharmboy (History's greatest agent for freedom: The US Armed Forces)
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