Friday, October 20, 2006


That is what the folks at CNN are as far as I am concerned.

The latest slap in the face our military has had to suffer at the hands of the news organization best known for shilling for Saddam.

SAN DIEGO The chair of the House Armed Services Committee asked the Pentagon today to remove C-N-N reporters embedded with U-S combat units.
The network televised portions of a video on Wednesday showing insurgent snipers targeting U-S military personnel.

Executives said the tape came to the network unexpectedly through contact with an insurgent leader.

Representative Duncan Hunter wrote in his letter that, quote, "C-N-N has now served as the publicist for an enemy propaganda film featuring the killing of an American soldier."

San Diego-area Republicans Darrell Issa and Brian Bilbray also signed the letter.

C-N-N executives defended their decision to air the footage, saying its news value outweighed other concerns.

Just think maybe the wife or mother or father or friend or lover will get to see someone they loved killed on the evening news. This is not necessary. So far as I know Ernie Pyle did not embed himself with a Panzer division and then write up their exploits for the folks back home. Disgraceful.

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