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May 01, 2007

CNN: Buncha Douchetools

In 1968, Walter Cronkite portrayed the Tet Offensive as a devastating blow to the US, though the reality was quite the opposite.

Since then, he has admitted deliberately misrepresenting the event, but caveats that he meant well, since he was just trying to help end the war.**

How long will we have to wait for the current crop of activist "journalists" to confess their dishonesty?

2,000 troops deployed after scores killed in Afghanistan

Think about the meaning that CNN headline conveys, then head over to Geoff's post at JunkYardBlog.

** UPDATE: I seem to remember Cronkite's admission from an interview some years ago, but damned if I can find any reference to it online. So consider this unconfirmed, please, as my memory may be foggy.

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