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The Washington Post Vs. the U.S. Military - (no wonder military recruitment is down)
A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 17, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID

Posted on 06/17/2005 1:27:06 PM PDT by CHARLITE

Myers went on to say, "The real facts show that 10 major lines of inquiry, including an independent panel composed of non-Department of Defense (DOD) personnel, found that the Defense Department did not promulgate interrogation policies or give guidance that directed, sanctioned or encouraged abuse. The DOD has always required detainees to be treated humanely."

Myers added, "The Post's continued distortion of the facts is a disservice to its readers and is insulting to the thousands of uniformed men and women who make sacrifices for our nation."

That's correct. And this is why we maintain that this kind of media drumbeat goes beyond being noxious to being subversive. As we said in a recent column, why would anybody want to volunteer for the U.S. military when reporters are depicting our soldiers as bloodthirsty killers and torturers? And why would anybody want to volunteer for the military when top civilian and military officials are being portrayed in the press as architects of a policy of torture who are managing to escape accountability for what they have done? Would you want to work for people like that?

This kind of coverage is insulting and demoralizing. It's no wonder that when Vince McMahon of World Wrestling Entertainment went to entertain the troops in Iraq last December, he was cheered when he told our soldiers that he would return to the U.S. and tell our media to go to hell. McMahon ripped the U.S. media for emphasizing the bad news out of Iraq and failing to tell the true story of democratic progress there.

During an appearance on the Laura Ingraham radio show on June 1, Rumsfeld was asked if he was frustrated by the media coverage of the war, especially about the handling of the Koran at Guantanamo Bay.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
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1 posted on 06/17/2005 1:27:11 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE; Grampa Dave; NormsRevenge; TexKat; Gucho; blackie; Calpernia
Myers added, "The Post's continued distortion of the facts is a disservice to its readers and is insulting to the thousands of uniformed men and women who make sacrifices for our nation."

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2 posted on 06/17/2005 1:43:48 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: CHARLITE

Hmmmm? What are the chances that the agenda is to report this awful stuff about our military on purpose to keep recruitment low .. so the dems can get their DRAFT junk through the congress. Once they accomplish that .. it's only a short step to - another quagmire in Vietnam - which they will also drumbeat.

Half of the complainers are DEMANDING we bring the troops home NOW! The other half are DEMANDING we increase the troops. Obviously, the left hand doesn't know what the other left hand is doing.


3 posted on 06/17/2005 1:45:59 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The Compost is trying to do the same thing to GW that they did to Richard Nixon during Watergate.

The rats can't win elections so they create bs to defeat us or to coup us.


4 posted on 06/17/2005 1:56:47 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (The MSM has been a WMD, Weapon of Mass Disinformation for the Rats for at least 5 decades.)
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