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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-15-08 06:12 PM
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3. I also saw Russert reflect on that time in history and express regret.
He indicated that the media was afraid to question due to the 'post 911 climate' etc. He said that he regretted not being tougher on the administration and suggested a lesson be learned.

I can't think of one voice in the main stream media that asked tough questions prior to the war? Perhaps someone will refresh my memory?

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  -Village Voice: Remembering Tim Russert babylonsister  Jun-15-08 04:45 PM   #0 
  - I agree.  midnight   Jun-15-08 04:49 PM   #1 
  - The White House saw MTP as a safe harbor. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-15-08 05:48 PM   #2 
  - I also saw Russert reflect on that time in history and express regret.  mzmolly   Jun-15-08 06:12 PM   #3 
  - Moyers' 'Buying The War' was very revealing, and you're right, there  babylonsister   Jun-15-08 06:27 PM   #4 
     - I must read that book.  mzmolly   Jun-15-08 06:50 PM   #5 
        - I don't know if it was a book; it was a documentary Moyers did  babylonsister   Jun-15-08 07:02 PM   #6 
        - I think I have seen the doco.  mzmolly   Jun-15-08 07:21 PM   #7 
        - You mean anyone who questioned was either canceled (Donahue) or drummed out of a job (Shinseki)  DemItAllAnyway   Jun-16-08 08:10 AM   #9 
           - I don't recall Donahue blaming Russert.  mzmolly   Jun-16-08 09:21 AM   #12 
              - Huh? My post was about who was questioning the administration. You said no one was.  DemItAllAnyway   Jun-16-08 10:22 AM   #13 
                 - A perfect example of  mzmolly   Jun-16-08 10:58 AM   #14 
                    - Is there something wrong with your eyes? That's one of the examples I posted.  DemItAllAnyway   Jun-16-08 02:42 PM   #15 
                       - Your right.  mzmolly   Jun-16-08 02:57 PM   #16 
  - Russert is as responsible for Iraq as BushCo. In fact, he was part of BushCo. nt  live love laugh   Jun-15-08 08:37 PM   #8 
  - Russert was keenly aware of how the game was played  BridgeTheGap   Jun-16-08 08:32 AM   #10 
  - Integrity?  Phred42   Jun-16-08 08:40 AM   #11 
 

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