Subject: Russert the myth
If you are watching MSNBC or NBC, you must be
thinking this is the passing of St Timothy.
I haven't heard this many outright, horseshit
lies since Reagan died.
Tim Russert is getting all this credit for being
the greatest journalist of our time.
The story line goes that he not only reported
the news, he actually shaped the news and newsmakers.
Only he could ask the toughest questions. Well,
I'm sorry but this is a myth.
If he was such a great journalist always probing
to get to the truth, what did he do to stop the
run-up to the war in Iraq? The answer is that
he did nothing to stop the greatest fiasco by our nation.
This is a war based on lie after lie. Russert
got to interview all the architects of this war post 9/11,
but only helped perpetuate the lies.
He interviewed Bush several times, Condi, Cheney, Douglas Feith,
Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, George Tenet, Richard
Perle, Paul Wolfowitz and many others.
Yeah, he interviewed all of these architects of
the war, but he never probed deep enough to expose the lies.
He admitted under oath that he traded fluffy spin
for access to those bloody murderers.
What's it called when a multi-millionaire sells
out for extra millions and thousands of soldiers died
because you helped to sell a fake and bloody
On the other hand Russert was real tough on Richard
Clarke, who was very critical of the Bush
Administration with respect to following the
activities of al-Qaeda prior to 9/11. In that interview,
Russert constantly attacked Clarke and defended
Bush's negligence regarding the war on terror.
Russert showed a patter of enabling the
liars in the run-up to this disastrous war.
Joe, a shot of Chinaco for you for speaking the
So go ahead and grieve the death of Tim Russert,
but he was not a great journalist.
If he was he would have stopped the big lie about
Iraq having WMDs.
No, Russert was simply a pawn in the neocon game
to scare the American electorate
and pave the way for war profiteers.
There are people who believe that facts change
when someone dies.
When Bush dies, America's whore journalists will
claim us Bush was a great president.
The facts are the facts and dying doesn't change
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