Thursday, August 02, 2012

When It Comes To Romney, US Media Channels...Latma?

Last week, Latma came out with a skit about "The callous Israel government," on the Israeli governments inability to comply with protesters demands which would cost 192 billion shekels, an amount the government cannot spare.

The response of the interviewer and the protest representative is counter the argument by unceasingly returning to one point. Over and Over:

The Latma skit is humorous.

But what is one to make of the liberal media, which acts--as Bernard Goldberg puts it--"like birds on a telephone wire" repeating each other. Over and over:

And at a plaza near the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, reporters barked questions at Romney as he was getting into his car.
CNN: “Governor Romney are you concerned about some of the mishaps of your trip?

NYT: “Governor Romney do you have a statement for the Palestinians?

Washington Post: “What about your gaffes?

NYT: “Governor Romney do you feel that your gaffes have overshadowed your foreign trip?”
...In the aftermath of all this, American news organizations went into high gaffe mode. On its Web site, CBS ran a headline reminding American voters that another candidate went overseas when he was running for president four years ago, and, well, he did much better.
“Romney gaffes contrast with Obama in ’08,” said CBS News.

ABC News — like those birds on the wire — said the same thing: “Romney Gaffes Contrast With Obama in ’08”

The Huffington Post shouted, “Mitt Romney Olympics Fallout: Gaffe Creates Struggle For 2012 Presidential Hopeful”

Over a column by a left wing journalist, the Daily Beast showing absolutely no subtlety said, “The Ugly American: Mitt Romney’s Disastrous Overseas Excursion” – followed by a sub-headline that read: “Though his advisors keep putting Romney is a message box, he keeps bursting out with gaffes

And finally, CNN wondered: “Was Romney’s trip ‘a great success’ or gaffe-filled disaster?”
We can only wish that some day the media will similarly march in lockstep when reporting on the continuing barrage of rockets from Gaza or the Abbas regime's racist program of demonizing Israelis by openly praising and honoring terrorists.

But such issues do not rate on the media's agenda--especially when they lend credence to Romney's argument.

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