About Media Double Standards
Bill Sammon makes an excellent point about the blatant double standard of US media: Analysis: Press Largely Ignored Incendiary Rhetoric at Bush Protest.
As we’ve documented for years at LGF, the media did indeed cover up and obfuscate the true extent of the extremism at many left wing demonstrations. Sammon points out one especially egregious case, but there’s a lot more to the story.
To give just a few more examples, groups like International ANSWER were never investigated, kooks like Cindy Sheehan were shamelessly hyped and promoted, and we exposed a number of instances in which photographs had been cropped to hide extreme signs, or hate speech was described in neutral terms like, “Demonstrators chanted slogans.” (Then you find out the slogan was something like, “Wipe Israel off the map!”)
(But please note: this does not excuse the unruly behavior or the very real extremism we’ve seen at some recent town hall meetings.)