Monday, April 09, 2007

The Corporate Media Slimes Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shakes hands with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem at her arrival to Damascus airport April 3, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

There was nothing wrong or unprecedented about Nancy Pelosi's bipartisan delegation's visit to Syria. The corporate media was happy to carry the Bush Administrations's slurs about it, though. Paul Krugman deconstructs the media dance. One step, Bushco; two step, Fox; three step, CNN; four step, Washington Post. Do-si-so with your partner, round and round.

Paul Krugman, NYTimes: Sweet Little Lies (TimesSelect wall; also here and here).

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