Thursday, October 27, 2005

FRAMESHOP by Jeffrey Feldman: Be Prepared.

As we approach the time that top Bush officials will be charged with serious crimes, the White House will be running a strategy to move the media off the story. That began this morning.

At 9:00am the Dallas News ran this story (subscription) announcing a "surprise"--Harriet Miers, the President's nominee to fill Sandra O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court of the United States, has withdrawn her candidacy. The article included this sentence:

Miers' surprise withdrawal stunned Washington on a day when the capital was awaiting news on another front -- the possible indictment of senior White House aides in the CIA leak case.

(read the full article here)

This is no "surprise." And any news agency that is currently running the Miers story as a "surprise" is aiding the White House's campaign to distract the American public from the real story: George W. Bush's top aides will soon be charged with serious crimes.

Continue reading "Frameshop: "Surprise!" The Distractions Begin"

Posted by Jeffrey Feldman on October 27, 2005 at 09:25


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