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May 19, 2005

Ann Coulter: 'Newsweek dissembled, Muslims Dismembered!'

Topics: Follies of the Mainstream Media

I think that Ann Coulter needs to not hold back, she should just go ahead and tell us how she really feels about NewsWeek's  biased, anti-military, anti-administration, left-winged agenda-driven reporting. I particularly like her quick dart of "Somehow Newsweek missed the story a few weeks ago about Saudi Arabia arresting 40 Christians for "trying to spread their poisonous religious beliefs."

When ace reporter Michael Isikoff had the scoop of the decade, a thoroughly sourced story about the president of the United States having an affair with an intern and then pressuring her to lie about it under oath, Newsweek decided not to run the story. Matt Drudge scooped Newsweek, followed by The Washington Post.

When Isikoff had a detailed account of Kathleen Willey's nasty sexual encounter with the president in the Oval Office, backed up with eyewitness and documentary evidence, Newsweek decided not to run it. Again, Matt Drudge got the story.

When Isikoff was the first with detailed reporting on Paula Jones' accusations against a sitting president, Isikoff's then-employer The Washington Post -- which owns Newsweek -- decided not to run it. The American Spectator got the story, followed by the Los Angeles Times.

So apparently it's possible for Michael Isikoff to have a story that actually is true, but for his editors not to run it.

raping Juanita Broaddrick?Why no pause for reflection when Isikoff had a story about American interrogators at Guantanamo flushing the Quran down the toilet? Why not sit on this story for, say, even half as long as NBC News sat on Lisa Meyers' highly credible account of Bill Clinton raping Juanita Broaddrick?

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I go along with Ann's ace question in her article. Is there an adult on the editorial board of Newsweek?

Posted by Hyscience at May 19, 2005 1:33 PM

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