Monday, April 21, 2008

Trojan Horse: Bush Admin Coaches Iraq 'Military Analysts

Of course you can believe it; why not? From the administration that began the war with lies comes this new revelation: U.S. military groomed TV military analysts.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many U.S. military analysts used as commentators on Iraq by television networks have been groomed by the Pentagon, leaving some feeling they were manipulated to report favorably on the Bush administration, The New York Times said in Sunday editions.

A Times report examining ties between the Bush administration and former senior officers who acted as paid TV analysts said they got private briefings, trips and access to classified intelligence meant to influence their comments.

"Records and interviews show how the Bush administration has used its control over access and information in an effort to transform the analysts into a kind of media Trojan horse -- an instrument intended to shape terrorism coverage from inside the major TV and radio networks," the newspaper said.


Duped once again. Bamboozled by Bush/Cheney. The imperial presidency moves forward.

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