Rumsfeld not Im-pressed: Wild exaggeration in Media

American will being tested by bias

American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2006 – The will of the American people is the center of gravity for the war on terror, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said during a Pentagon news conference today.

Exaggerated reporting is giving the American people a false picture of what is happening in Iraq, the secretary said. “Interestingly, all of the exaggerations seem to be on one side,” he said. “It isn’t as though there simply have been a series of random errors on both sides of issues. On the contrary, the steady stream of errors, all seem to be of a nature to inflame the situation and to give heart to the terrorists and to discourage those who hope for success in Iraq.”

Rumsfeld pointed to reporting that exaggerated the number of mosques attacked and the number of Iraqis killed in the violence that followed the bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra Feb. 22. [...]

Forget Mainstream Media, I want Mattstream Media all the time. 

You know what we need to fix this? Matt Lauer & Jay Bennish..
Only with the Matt & Jay show can we get the truth.

Please Uncle Jay, tell me about Cuba again!

[tags]Media Bias, Iraq, War on Terror[/tags]

  • Sid

    You mean 100,000 Iraqis didn’t die in a crowded bus stop?