Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















Midday Open Thread | Main | Obama: Nah, I'm Not Going to Release All Those Photos of Me and My Staff Skeet-Shooting
January 28, 2013

Emails Reveal FBI Investigating Senator Bob Menendez For Sex With Underaged Dominican Prostitutes; CREW and ABCNews Had Been Aware of the Story Since

Where there's smoke, there's underaged Dominican prostitutes.

Underaged Dominican Prostitutes had a minor radio hit in 1983 with "Johnny Are You a John?" They're currently residing in the Where Are They Now file, with Spinal Tap.

Anyway, the investigation began August 1st, 2012. Documents show that people at CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a supposedly non-partisan watchdog group that only gets moist for stories involving Republicans) and ABCNews (a supposedly non-partisan news corporation that only gets moist for stories involving Republicans) were aware of the story even before that, in April and May respectively, but apparently did nothing further with it.

It's very easy for a news organization to not devote any resources to a story. Stories take time and manpower, and some require more time and manpower. Few in a company are ever disciplined for not spending money.

When dishonest political agitation is accomplished like this -- where it's not what the media is reporting, and it's not even what it's not reporting; it's about what it hasn't even bothered to devote the meagrest resources to find out what could be reported -- it's the journalistic equivalent of an undetectable poison.

Years ago, I mean decades ago, I read a quote about politicians performing quid pro quo favors for campaign cash, and whether or not we could prove it. The guy who was quoted opined that it was difficult to determine. He noted that in many cases, the payoff might not take the form of votes on legislative action -- those might be detectable, and so are avoided -- but could take subtler forms, like the question that is never asked at a hearing.

The media's doing a terrific job of not asking questions it doesn't want to know the answer to. It doesn't ask these questions in bulk, and the great volume of questions it doesn't ask makes it cheap to not ask questions.

And it passes these savings on to you, the customer.

[Update JohnE.]: Here is the search query for "Senator Menendez Dominican Prostitutes" on the ABC News website (abcnews.go.com).

You will see two matches. Both are only matches because someone mentioned it in the comments section of the respective articles.

Zero mentions otherwise.


digg this
posted by Ace at 01:08 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
BifBewalski: "Can they be deported if nobody agrees to accept th ..."

Smell the Glove: "Fani - " Jesus please help this poor black woman's ..."

jim (in Kalifornia) [/b] [/s] [/i] [/u]: "[i]I listened to Megyn Kelly recap Friday's perjur ..."

torabora : "Engoron sex scandal incoming. ..."

Mister Scott (Formerly GWS): "Making political statements in a non profit tax ex ..."

Fani [/b] [/s] [/i] [/u]: "[i]Like doing Sweetdick -- doing Sweetick was doin ..."

Chuck Martel: " The temperature is getting hot now because the AA ..."

Braenyard: "They should take advantage of this Willis crap sho ..."

Don Black: "Vancouver @ Colorado, 7pm MST 🏒 palate ..."

Bertram Cabot, Jr.: " [i]Eritrean gangs ransacked Brussels the other n ..."

sharon(willow's apprentice): "Sometimes things get so overwhelmingly stupid, it ..."

Moron Robbie - Do you remember when our sun used to be yellow? : "Trebuchet their asses across the border. Posted b ..."

Recent Entries
Search


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)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64