The death of Bin Laden highlights the continued slow death of the Main Stream Media (MSM) and its credibility. The media’s overall portrayal of bin Laden’s death has been overwhelmingly positive, which is a welcome respite from the usual fare. The naysayers have been few. The complaints come from the ultra leftists like Noam Chomsky and Michael Moore with the occasional ODS (Obama Derangement Syndrome) sufferer from the right. None of them made it onto the nightly news.
Can you imagine if the same event had happened in 2008 under President Bush’s watch? Here is what I think would have happened.
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Every news program would lead with a piece on the assassination of bin Laden and questioning if it fits our “values” replete with interviews with international law scholars.
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