May 16, 2005

Newsweek: Journalistic Terrorism

The Left has found a new way to attack their own country---this time it's hurting our troops in a more direct fashion. Let's call it a journalistic proxy war.

As usual, Eric is better able to sum up my sentiments when I don't have time to:

Incredible. Inexcusable. Disgusting. This article incited riots all over the world. 16 people died, 100 wounded, all because of this Newsweek article.

I say hand the author, and the editors over to the Afghan government to face charges, along with the "anonymous source" who fed them the false information.

This isn't Rathergate, folks. This time people are dead.

Pentagon spokesman Lawrence DiRita to Newsweek:

"People are dead because of what this son of a bitch said.
How could he be credible now?"

Continue reading Eric's take...I insist...

Posted by Kyer at May 16, 2005 12:35 AM

This whole mess made me furious. Sick of Islamist whining, sick of seeing Christians murdered, and sick of the media instigating it all.

Could ya tell?

Posted by: Eric at May 16, 2005 12:48 AM

I find it intriguing that he feels that had it been true, the story should still have been buried. Should the media no longer respect the truth at all? Shall the media only report that which has been vetted by the government? Is that the future of freedom?

Posted by: Snistle at May 21, 2005 12:02 AM