Skip to comments.Embedded Reporter Upbeat About Iraq
Posted on 12/03/2006 7:11:35 AM PST by wgflyer
Last week, I had an opportunity to interview Michael Fumento, who has now been embedded in Iraq three times and has recently returned from a trip to Ramadi. If you're looking for someone in the media with the ground experience in Iraq, you couldn't do much better than Michael Fumento. Now, on to the interview, which has been edited.
Now, Michael, you were just embedded with the troops out in the field in Ramadi. There are not a lot of reporters who do that. Why do you think that is and do you think reporters over there lose perspective if they don't embed?
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I've never heard an officer, high or low have anything nice to say about the media in Iraq. Oh, I've heard them say things about the media, but never anything very complimentary. ;-)
This reporter, however, seems more honest and grounded than the majority of them.
Funny we have to get this from Human Events and not say, the NYT.
Yea, I know...
Poor Michael Fumento, he's in trouble now. He violated Urinalistic Protocol; he's pooh-poohing the bar-stool "Pros" and doing his job the real way, the right way, on the ground reporting the truth. < / editorilizing
I was talking to a friend yesterday whose son is over there and he had just told her not to believe anything the media is saying.
That's what I tell people at home all the time. If they contact me all worried, I tell them "Turn it off. You're nont getting the truth."
Why is it so impossible to get the truth out? The MSM is playing the Vietnam game all over again and the American dolts are eating it up. Meanwhile, we have a determined enemy that wants to destroy us. Now, we can add Pelosi and Liberal cohorts to that list.
Most of the media seem to be very much with the traitors in our midst. That must be particularly apparent over there. It makes those particular individuals who aren't stand out all the more brilliantly. Kudos to them, and to all of you doing a great job over there under horrible conditions.
May our next generation of leaders come from this current generation of incredible individuals who now make this sacrifice for us. We need them desperately, as they actually understand what we're up against in this world, from within and without. And they have the courage to face it.
I honestly didn't know what position this friend of mine had, I just asked how her son was doing and she volunteered the info and THEN we started talking about all the lies.
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