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Sat Jul 28, 2012, 06:18 PM

Wolf Blitzer and CNN, pathetic excuse for journalism re: bin Laden raid.

Just caught a replay of Wolf's interview with the on site military operational lead in the coordinated raid that took out bin Laden, Adm. McRaven, on orders from the President.

Wolf did his best to downplay / sidestep President Obama's and Secretary Panetta's lead decisional roles, both as Commander-in-Chief and Sec. of Defense.

McRaven, to his credit, was pretty blunt in countering Wolf's glib set-up. Repeatedly, as Wolf wouldn't or couldn't let his pre-set agenda go. This isn't journalism. It's a side show. Circus, big tent journalism.

Nothing wrong with circuses or big tents, but truth in advertising at one time was expected in the journalism world.

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Reply Wolf Blitzer and CNN, pathetic excuse for journalism re: bin Laden raid. (Original post)
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Response to pinto (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 06:26 PM

1. You didn't need to add the bin Laden part

Pathetic excuse for journalism. Period.

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Response to tularetom (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 06:30 PM

2. LOL. Yeah, trying to be timely though...

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Response to pinto (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 06:34 PM

3. Interesting side note - McRaven's original major in college was...journalism.



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