August 14, 2006

Sockpuppet: Voice of FREEDOM!!!

Safely hidden in his hidden Brazillian jungle fortress, sockpuppet sallies forth to warn us of the evils of the BushCo Mind Control Agenda:

The Bush administration has adopted an array of tactics to control the news, from threatening journalists with criminal prosecution to paying pundits and manufacturing and distributing propaganda videos disguised as taped news segments. One such tactic, used with increasing frequency and obviousness, is that when Bush officials need to do an interview in order to address some brewing crisis, they will sit with only the most sycophantic and Bush-loving "journalists" who will shower them with praise and adoration in lieu of scrutiny and real questions.

Sockpuppet's biggest gripe seems to be that al-Reuters, al-Jazeera, and al-Franken aren't the primary means of distributing information to the world at large. By his estimation, Sean Hannity, Brit Hume and Pamela of the blog "Atlas Shrugs" are the Administration's primary media outlets to the world.

And you know what? He's right.

Sockpuppet cites ironclad evidence showing that Hume was granted an interview with President Bush in September, 2003 and just three years later an interview with Vice President Cheney in February of 2006. Such single-source media domination should not be stood for in a free society.

The blatant right wing domination of the news reared its head again on August 12 as Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice dared to be interviewed by Sean Hannity, only to be followed by Pamela's hour-long interview of Ambassador John Bolten, when he obviously should have been appearing on The View or Al-Manar instead.

These developments have been a huge point of concern for White House Spokesman Tony Snow, long since cut out of the news distribution loop in favor of a mom from New York, a point he made at his last White House Press conference that a now jobless White House Press could not attend.

It is a sad day indeed when politicians are reduced to associating with extremists, as Sockpuppet notes.

A sad day indeed.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at August 14, 2006 12:06 PM | TrackBack

Methinks Lambchop protests too much.

How many pols have been interviewed by Hamsher, Hardin Smith et al at Firedoglake?

How many lefty pols have been allowed to spew on Huffpo and Kos?

Lambchop needs to eat more Brazil nuts and stop getting so hysterical every time he senses one of his enemies is able to open their mouths without some MSM type asking them how many times they've beaten their wives this week.

Posted by: Rick Moran at August 14, 2006 12:35 PM

To old to remember the names now...but remember the stink that Pompadour (D. Gregory) put up when he wasn't the first one called during Quailgate. LOL. It never ends.

Posted by: Specter at August 15, 2006 09:28 AM

Seems like this guy is laddling out the Koolaide and the leftwingnuts are lapping it up. Its funny to read the comments and see the old "Its all about the JOOOOOS and No War for Oil" mantras trotted out as if they were new and fresh.

Posted by: Thomas J. Jackson at August 15, 2006 08:49 PM