Ari Melber and Joe Watkins square off on MSNBC over the comments recently made by Karl Rove accusing Joe Biden of lying about his conversation with George Bush. I think Melber hits the nail on the head as to what they're doing.
Melber: What you have here are Bush's aides attacking Barack Obama and Joe Biden here on security and it's really disgusting. What they've been doing is trying to bet on another attack. And Dick Cheney of course said well we're less safe and then we've got Karl Rove.... (crosstalk)
You had Cheney saying we're less safe and you have Rove attacking Biden. And what you also have on the same track here is a lot of serious reports about torture and abuse at Guantanamo and what they're trying to do is politicize all this and keep all of us distracted talking about who's a liar and who attacked instead of keep our eye on the ball. You had the Red Cross report out this week saying that the Bush administration tortured at Guantanamo. That's what Dick Cheney's nervous about.
I agree with him. Rove speaks and the talking heads fall right in line and "report" on it all day long as though there's nothing else to talk about. Rove has absolutely no credibility but the main stream media is more than willing to fill their air time with his talking points as though they're valid. Rove is planning on the media continuing to do that in the event we are attacked. My guess is he'll get his wish.
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