Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit 1 Share on StumbleUpon 1 Tell A Friend (4 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   8 comments

General News

Jingo Journalism: Remember the Maine!!!

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 4 of 4 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  (less...) Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 2   Well Said 2   Valuable 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H2 3/30/14

Become a Fan
  (28 fans)

ADDENDUM: 

President Obama's news conference in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 25, 2014, provides another real world example of media obtuseness, as argued above. An excerpt from the transcript follows. The questioner is Jonathan Karl of ABC News asking the mindless herd's thoughtless question: 


Q    Mr. President, thank you.  In China, in Syria, in Egypt and now in Russia, we've seen you make strong statements, issue warnings that have been ignored.  Are you concerned that America's influence in the world, your influence in the world, is on the decline?  And in the light of recent developments, do you think Mitt Romney had a point when he said that Russia is America's biggest geopolitical foe?  If not Russia, who?...  

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, Jonathan, I think if the premise of the question is that whenever the United States objects to an action and other countries don't immediately do exactly what we want, that that's been the norm, that would pretty much erase most of the 20th century history.  I think that there's a distinction between us being very clear about what we think is an appropriate action, what we stand for, what principles we believe in versus what is I guess implied in the question that we should engage in some sort of military action to prevent something".  

Reader Supported News is the Publication of Origin for this work. Permission to republish is freely granted with credit and a link back to Reader Supported News.  

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4

 

Vermonter living in Woodstock: elected to five terms (served 20 years) as side judge (sitting in Superior, Family, and Small Claims Courts); public radio producer, "The Panther Program" -- nationally distributed, three albums (at CD Baby), some (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Nuclear Perceptions Fight Reality

Fukushima Spiking All of a Sudden

Vermont Asks: "What the Fukushima"?

Fukushima Meltdowns: Global Denial At Work

Military-Industrial Complex Owns Vermont

Accountability in Vermont?

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
4 people are discussing this page, with 8 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

Bravo!  What pleasure to find a rational, ev... by Robert S. Becker on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:07:17 AM
the fact that media lies and cheats should rise on... by Mark Sashine on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:52:15 AM
My dear Mark: is it a "fact" that all the media ... by Robert S. Becker on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 12:12:24 PM
I surely agree and  thanks. My point  w... by Mark Sashine on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 12:56:33 PM
It's probably NOT true that all media  (mean... by William Boardman on Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 1:45:58 PM
I think we are talking the same thing; most of th... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 11:55:57 AM
Yes, I agree, we're trying to describe the same el... by William Boardman on Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 3:12:19 PM
Perfect deconstruction and analysis of the MSM's i... by needles on Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 6:23:02 AM