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Posted on 10/14/2005 9:04:24 AM PDT by Minnesocold
Up the Creek: Out to Embarrass Bush Over Alleged Video Stunt, Today Gets Caught in Stunt of Its Own
In a deliciously ironic twist of fate, shortly before airing a segment aimed at embarrassing the Bush administration by suggesting that it had staged a video conversation between the president and soldiers in Iraq, the Today show was caught staging . . . a video stunt.
Today's timing couldn't have been worse. A preceding segment focused on the incessant rains and ensuing flooding in the northeast. For days now, beautiful, blonde - and one senses highly ambitious - young reporter Michelle Kosinski has been on the scene for Today in New Jersey, working the story. In an apparent effort to draw attention to herself, in yesterday's segment she turned up in hip waders, standing thigh-deep in the flood waters.
Taking her act one step further, this morning she appeared on a suburban street . . . paddling a canoe. There was one small problem. Just as the segment came on the air, two men waded in front of Kosinki . . . and the water barely covered their shoe tops! That's right, Kosinski's canoe was in no more than four to six inches of water!
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Thanks for the laugh...
Uh . . . uh. . . . There must be a deep drop-off just behind those guys. Yeah, that's it!
Didn't something similiar happen in Al Gore's campaign?
Watery tart alert?
Michelle, ma belle
These are words that go together well
Get Mary Mapes on this right away!
The funniest thing is that the dingbat just plows on ahead, talking about how it's difficult to control a canoe, even after the guys walk by her!
Can someone get this to Rush Limbaugh? He's on the Bush 'staged' event now.
Stone Phillips: "As you can see, this Chevrolet pick-up burst into a fireball after a negligible side-impact . . . Wanna see it again?"
Bystander: "Hey, what're those things taped to the gas tank? Are those fireworks?"
Stone Phillips: "Next week we take on music downloaders."
Main Stream Media, right! LOL!
Pray for W and Our Freedom Fighters
I saw this today also. Actually the Today Show made fun of themselves this morning by showing the footage again. They had just finished an interview with the mother of 17 kids and Al Roucker came on and Couric was standing there with him with the weather map in the background. Katie was acting like the weatherman and said she had not done that before and then they showed the video in the background of the canoe with the 2 men walking by and everyone laughed. It was pretty funny.
Send that to Rush right NOW! He would probably like that, and he's talking about the "staging" right NOW!
at least someone could ping the FReeper that wrote this whole thing for NewsBuster-- governsleastgovernsbest aka Mark Finkelstein
She doesn't even think to change her script and goes into how hard it is to paddle a canoe in waters like this.
It has been a long time, a long time.
I'll never forget catching CNN in a hotel room around 3/22/04 and the talking head was grilling Gov. Murkowski about off shore drilling he had just opened off of ANWR. All the while the grilling was going on CNN was showing pictures of bambi and beautiful Alaskan valleys and what not.
Only thing is, these pictures had to be several hundred miles south of ANWR. They sure were not pictures of ANWR which is arctic Alaska and its biome is tundra.
The propaganda emanating from our TV sets requires eternal vigilance to watch it and find any real truth from what is seen.