December 13, 2006

laurabush-liberalmedia.jpg Laura Bush took a page out of the Conservative play book and blamed the media for their coverage of Iraq and targeted them for President Bush's bad poll numbers and the lack of "good stories" coming out of Iraq. We'll see this technique being used more and more...

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Nora: The numbers show 2 out of 10 Americans now approve of the President's handling on Iraq. 7 out of 10 less confident the war will be successful

Laura: I understand why those polls are like that---because of the coverage that we see every single day in Iraq. It is not encouraging coverage for sure, There's no doubt about it, but I do know that there are a lot of good things happening that aren't covered and I think the drumbeat in the country---from the media---from the only way people know what's happening unless they happen to have a loved one deployed there. It's discouraging...I'd like to see the media get a little bit more balanced in view of it....

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