No TV is good . . . and bad

18 September 2007

Bad in the sense that I didn’t hear about the kerfuffle about a supposed Syria-North Korea super-villainous plan until today, despite numerous reports last week.

The money quote is right here, from Joseph Cirincione:

This story is nonsense. The Washington Post story should have been headlined “White House Officials Try to Push North Korea-Syria Connection.” This is a political story, not a threat story. The mainstream media seems to have learned nothing from the run-up to war in Iraq. It is a sad commentary on how selective leaks from administration officials who have repeatedly misled the press are still treated as if they were absolute truth.

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