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Saddam Memos Called 'Old News' by Major Media

Top secret memos captured by U.S. troops during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, but declassified and released only in the last month, reveal both a linkage between Iraq and al-Qaeda for the purpose of launching attacks against the common enemy--the United States--and the presence of weapons of mass destruction.

This stunning revelation has been ignored by the major U.S. media outlets because it is considered "old news."

"Look, these documents were captured three years ago," said Bob Weaver, Middle East editor for CBS News. "In our business, three-day old news is passé. Three years is ancient history. Our viewers need to be presented with fresh, up-to-the-minute news, not this old crap."

Weaver admitted that he couldn't reconcile his perspective with the network's efforts to dig out President Bush's 1968 National Guard service records during the 2004 election campaign. "I admit it seems contrary to our demand for news freshness, but domestic politics are not part of my beat," said Weaver. "I'm sure Rather had good reasons for delving into that issue. We've just got to take that on faith."

While less vocal about their stance, other major media outlets are also ignoring the memos.

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8 posted on 05/02/2006 11:29:49 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

If someone gave that lying skunk Weaver a lie-detector test, I'll bet the needle would break the machine it would be oscillating so wildly. That's just a bald-faced lie he told. Of course libs care about "old" news...if it shines a bad light on conservatives. The fact is these revelations exculpate Bush, and slime like Weaver know that...but they can't admit it. It means they were wrong about Bush and the war. Admitting they were wrong would destroy the illusion they have of themselves. So admitting the truth is something libs can never do. It would kill the leftist dream.


13 posted on 05/03/2006 1:16:46 AM PDT by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: John Semmens
"We've just got to take that on faith."

liberals are the most religious people I know.

14 posted on 05/03/2006 1:42:13 AM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* “I love you guys”)
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To: John Semmens

So predictable. 'Old news, nothing but crap. Rather had good reasons for what he did'. Goebbels would be proud.


17 posted on 05/03/2006 4:30:05 AM PDT by hershey
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To: John Semmens
What is new is the actual content of the documents. For people who splash "news" of the Gospel of Judas across the world, they seem reluctant to look at evidence that goes against the conventional wisdom. "Don't bother me with the facts. I have my mind all made up?"
57 posted on 05/03/2006 2:39:04 PM PDT by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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