Turkish Ship Possibly Carrying Bomb Escorted Away From US Coast | Main | Mystical Artifacts Removed From Top-Secret Government Warehouse
July 22, 2004

Finally Somebody Said It

Is the Berger theft "distracting" us from the 9-11 report?

Instapundit says that maybe the media are using the 9-11 report to "distract" us from the Berger theft.

More and more, Lawrence O'Donnell seems right. The "timing" of this leak is actually very helpful to liberals -- it's released right before a major report the media has been salivating to cover (that is, when they assumed it would badly damage Bush).

The timing of the leak allowed one day of coverage before the story would get lost in the 9-11 Commission reporting and then the frantic coverage of the Democratic convention.

If Bush-forces had leaked this-- why wouldn't they leak it either closer to the election, or during the famous August downtime known as "the silly season," when it's far, far easier to get "minor" stories covered on the front pages?


digg this
posted by Ace at 03:25 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
rhennigantx: "weekend yay weekend WTF is my coffee ..."

Jewells45: "Now I don't think Durbin knew that there would be ..."

No One of Consequence: "Why does a squirrel climb all the way to the top o ..."

Jak Sucio: "Have you noticed how Dickie Durbin has kind of dis ..."

TheQuietMan: "Now I don't think Durbin knew that there would be ..."

No One of Consequence: "Now I don't think Durbin knew that there would be ..."

Jewells45: "Why does a squirrel climb all the way to the top o ..."

f'd: "'That's why METV exists, so all those 29 year olds ..."

Jak Sucio: "Remember votermom, the customer is King, and I don ..."

TheQuietMan: "Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-wo ..."

votermom pimping NEW Moron-authored books!: "hubby has abc nooz on ugh what a hateful screed ..."

Tom Servo: "140 My opinion on that is the leftists wanted that ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64