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Blaming The Messengers...once Removed: Smearing The NYT For The MoveOn Ad

[media id=2489] [media id=2490] The level of spin and finger-pointing necessary to deflect from the reality of continuing to back a failed strategy

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The level of spin and finger-pointing necessary to deflect from the reality of continuing to back a failed strategy and the cost of the bloodshed for our occupation of Iraq has truly reached ridiculous proportions.

Not content to smear solely MoveOn for their "General Betray Us?" ad--which, by the way, failed miserably because a recent poll shows that the percentage favoring withdrawal has moved upwards since Petraeus's speech--the White House and their flunkies in the mainstream media are now smearing that bastion of "liberal media," The New York Times, (purveyor of the collected works Judith Miller, Thomas "FU" Friedman, Michael O'Hanlon, David Brooks, et al., just sayin'...) for publishing the MoveOn Ad. A smear that has been repeated by the Vice President just yesterday, even though it's been debunked for a week now. But hey, since when did Dick Cheney have truth on his side?

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