Sunday, January 22, 2006

Why the Chris Matthews smear matters

In case you don't know...
Last week, Chris Mathews and others in the media compared Osama Bin Laden's comments to
those against the war in Iraq ( a majority of the population at last polling)

"Matthews: I mean he sounds like an over the top Michael Moore here, if not a Michael Moore. You think that sells..."
video here

Why it matters:
This is all part of a broad, ongoing and potent campaign to equate opposition to George Bush with being pro-terrorist, and the origin of this campaign is the Administration itself. Bush himself thus uses the language of treason -- treason -- to instruct us that we are permitted to criticize his policies only on the narrowest grounds and with the utmost respect, otherwise we are guilty of aiding the enemy:

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