Baron Dave Romm (barondave) wrote,
Baron Dave Romm

The Conservative News Media cannot hide from web searches

Glenn Greenwald in 4/5/08 (requires Premium membership, but you can probably click through the ads)

The U.S. establishment media in a nutshell
In the past two weeks, the following events transpired. A Department of Justice memo, authored by John Yoo, was released which authorized torture and presidential lawbreaking. It was revealed that the Bush administration declared the Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights to be inapplicable to "domestic military operations" within the U.S. The U.S. Attorney General appears to have fabricated a key event leading to the 9/11 attacks and made patently false statements about surveillance laws and related lawsuits. Barack Obama went bowling in Pennsylvania and had a low score.

Here are the number of times, according to NEXIS, that various topics have been mentioned in the media over the past thirty days:

"Yoo and torture" - 102
"Mukasey and 9/11" -- 73
"Yoo and Fourth Amendment" -- 16
"Obama and bowling" -- 1,043
"Obama and Wright" -- More than 3,000 (too many to be counted)
"Obama and patriotism" - 1,607
"Clinton and Lewinsky" -- 1,079
If any of the gullible right-wingers claims anything about the "liberal media" they are out and out lying. There is no excuse. We need adults back in charge, and that means finding people with liberal values.
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