Saturday, April 19, 2008

Why won't CNN cover Bush and Co. Torture?

The Irregular Times officially covers Bush and Co. torture better than CNN and other corporate media... and they do it from the bathroom. Video: I Can Cover Torture Better Than CNN from my Bathroom!: "

Another day dawns in which the New York Times utterly fails to cover the fact that George W. Bush not only knew of but came out and said ‘I approved’ of the use of torture by the United States government. 18 square inches devoted to dancing nuns? That’s news the paper finds ‘fit to print.’ But not the involvement of the president in a conspiracy to commit torture.


On the television, CNN has devoted not one minute, not one second to the news that your president is at the head of a criminal torture conspiracy. This has so driven me to distraction that I’ve decided I could generate better news coverage from my own bathroom:



BNN: the Bathroom News Network. Yes, it’s unpolished. No, there are no tympanies. But it’s not dirty if it’s true.






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1 comment:

Karlo said...

People's apathy is amazing--especially that of "conservatives" who claim a righteous fear of all government except when it comes to handing over the right to arrest and torture at will (not to mention the right to fight wars in the defense of narrow corporate interests).