Oh, NewsMax -- nobody really thinks of you as a news source, but could you at least TRY to make your misinformation a little less obvious?
Case in point: one of today's headlines on the NewsMax home page:
Well, if they don't want me to know, why do they they tell me about it? Because every story I've read about the case included the information. But let's click on the link and learn about that censoring by the media:
First of all, she's not an "accused Iraq spy" -- anybody who read 120 press reports should have picked up on the fact that she's actually accused of "conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of the Iraqi government" and violating restrictions on travel and financial dealings with Iraq. Not espionage. She traveled to Iraq. She got money from Iraqi intelligence. She sent her second (not distant) cousin, Andrew Card, a letter asking him to urge the Bush administration to delay military action against Iraq. That seems to be it.
If NewsMax thinks that's a "spy," then we'd like to tell them about the exciting espionage adventures of this guy who made a deal to get $2 million in stock from a semiconductor firm whose main investors include the son of the former President of China. The guy said it's for doing occasional consulting work about the semiconductor industry, but he admits he has no training or background in semiconductors. That's it, but we can fill in the rest with a background in sleaziness and hot-and-cold running babes. I think we'll call our story Fiery Balls.
Anyway, we don't have time to look up 120 main press stories to prove that NewsMax is wrong, so let's just took at some of the known "liberal" papers from that mainstream media and see what they said about Lindauer's Democratic former employers:
First, the LA Times:
Now, the NY Times
How about the first Washington Post story on the case?
So, if the media establishment is trying to censor this information, they aren't doing a very good job of it. Or, as is more likely, NewsMax just did a faulty Lexis-Nexis search. Hey, it can happen to anyone. Well, to Ann Coulter.
Oh, and how did NewsMax learn of Lindauer's Democratic employment? Did they pound the pavement, digging up this info that the media establishment wouldn't cover? Um, no. It seems they found out by reading the A.P story. Damn that censorious media establishment!
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