Tuesday, June 24, 2008

More Militants

Who needs reporters when the US military can provide the news for you? I heard this on the 5-minute "news" summary this morning:
Giles Snyder: "In Afghanistan a NATO airstrike killed more than a dozen Taliban fighters early today. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports from Kabul."

Nelson [pictured above with Michael Mullen]: "The airstrikes came as the militants fled into the mountains following a predawn ambush in Paktia province."


Porter Melmoth said...

Indeed, I've found the NPR newsreaders have stepped up their efforts in packaging the news in propaganda style. The other day I heard Nora Raum deliver a whole lineup of stories that favored Bush policy, and every one of them was unquestioned.

big!pink!fuzzy!bunny! said...

Whew, then! Ever so glad I jumped out at at such an opportune time.