Rep. Issa chooses bloggers to replace “legacy media” in Fast and Furious reporting


Fed up with the cover provided Barack Obama by a “mainstream” media intent upon minimizing or concealing Administration involvement in the murderous Fast and Furious scandal, Congressman Darrell Issa has decided to provide the opportunity to cover this story of Executive branch corruption and abuse of power to those who broke it in the first place–bloggers and members of the “new media.”

The “Gunwalking” Operation Fast and Furious represents the most egregious abuse of Executive branch authority and disregard for the rights and security of the American public since the days of the power hungry Roosevelt Administration.

Yet in the 9 months since the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry last December, the New York Times has published only 5 stories dealing even remotely with the roles of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the FBI or the Department of Justice in this criminal affair.

CBS News has relegated its coverage to the web. And neither NBC nor MSNBC have reported on Fast and Furious at all.

So on September 20th, Congressman Issa hosted a telephone conference call with bloggers and those members of the “new media” who have written extensively on the “Gunwalking” story since its inception.

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