Monday, February 07, 2005

Eason Jordan Update

Michelle Malkin has been doing fantastic work following up on the Eason Jordan scandal. Today she got statements from three officials who attended the conference in Davos. Rep. Barney Frank, David Gergen (who moderated) and Senator Chris Dodd all confirmed that Jordan indeed did accuse the American military of targeting and killing journalists in Iraq. The Washington Times carried an op-ed on the Jordan scandal yesterday and Glenn Reynolds reports that tonight CNBC's Kudlow & Cramer discussed it at length. Check out both links, and the Washington Times piece is especially interesting, since it uncovers a pattern with Mr. Jordan. Evidently, he made a similar statement back in November 2004.
"In November, as reported in the London Guardian, Mr. Jordan said, 'The reality
is that at least 10 journalists have been killed by the U.S. military, and
according to reports I believe to be true journalists have been arrested
and tortured by U.S. forces.'"
It seems this story is moving at a glacial pace. Finally, MSM is starting to cover what I believe is a true outrage. There is no dispute, however, that Mr. Jordan's bias was on full display in Davos. His colleagues in the MSM are either largely incompetent or similarly biased for not covering this story. Take your pick.

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