Media Malpractice -- Bill Kristol has a problem with the LA Times, TheDC's Jeff Poor reports:The same newspapers that run these photos of service personnel with dead Afghan bombers wouldn't run the Dutch cartoons featuring images of Mohammed because they were afraid of inflaming the radical Islamists. Apparently they don't mind inflaming Islamists if the target of their ire will be our military and not their editors.
"According to Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, the Los Angeles Times’ Wednesday decision to run a series of photographs of U.S. troops posing with dead Afghan suicide bombers, after being asked by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta not to run them, was 'irresponsible' and 'pure voyeurism.' ... 'It was reported at the time. In any case, the leadership of that battalion and brigade is not the current leadership. So, the exposure does nothing. It’s not a contemporaneous matter where hey, something bad is happening there and they’re trying to expose it. It’s pure voyeurism by the media."
Thursday, April 19, 2012
From Daily Caller: