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Cheney speaking during coverage of Baghdad hotel bombing

March 17, 2004 11:14 AM

watching cnn & fox simultaneously right now... they both cut in to cheney's speech doing a side-by-side w/al jazeerah feed. rubble and fires side-by-side w/cheney talking about a forward strategy of freedom. incredible! i keep thinking about the older cnn coverage of an iraqi yelling "fuck freedom" after another recent car bomb.

cnn stayed w/al jazeerah feed the whole time, and dropped cheney after a couple minutes.

but fox stayed w/cheney only they changed it to "new video" of ambulances responding and u.s. tanks driving down the road...then they dropped that and went full screen on cheney.

now 10:59 am...cnn is full-screen on cheney, while fox is split screen cheney & "new video"...their new video isn't as bad as al jazeerah feed...more focus on u.s. troops. now cheney is making fun of kerry.

oh wow!! now that cheney is making fun of kerry, fox is showing bodies being dragged away, and fires. WHOA! subtext: kerry is soft on national security, look what we have to be afraid of.


UPDATE 11:47AM: well, now fox has kerry speech side-by-side with bomb footage saying very negative things about Bush's policies

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yes I saw that via The Daily Show. very funny. I think Fox then put Kerry up just to be fair and balanced, like they ALWAYS are. hehe yeah right.

Fri Mar 19 2004 7:49 AM

Chalcey Everton:

Cheney's secret is getting out. And it's not that he's a Halliburton scumbag as the liberal lying Democrats would have you believe. The best kept but most surprising secret is that Cheney is an American hero sworn to secrecy concerning his glorious service to our nation.

Investigative reporter, Simon Marshall in Cheney: The Story He Cannot Tell (Doubleday) to be released next month, reveals Dick Cheney was recruited into a secret black-ops team called Alpha Major within the Special Forces. Although he "took to the training like a salami to a pizza" it quickly became apparent that Cheney was one of the anti-gods who would not play the game according to the rules of war. Additionally, in defiance to Army regulations, when Cheney went into the field, he defied orders that the officially-damned beret of the Green Beret would not be worn.

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Four more years for America's Hero!

Sat Sep 25 2004 9:11 PM

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