Friday, January 13, 2006

Under Clinton, NY Times called
surveillance "a necessity"

The controversy following revelations that U.S. intelligence agencies have monitored suspected terrorist related communications since 9/11 reflects a severe case of selective amnesia by the New York Times and other media opponents of President Bush. They certainly didn’t show the same outrage when a much more invasive and indiscriminate domestic surveillance program came to light during the Clinton administration in the 1990’s. At that time, the Times called the surveillance “a necessity.”...

Talk about double-standards and media bias. Yet that is all too typical of the NYT. I agree with the author's conclusion regarding the NYT at the end of this piece. You can read the whole thing HERE.

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