CNN once again shows its utter failure to comprehend news, and to put advertiser dollars ahead of truth. Way ahead.
What are they devoting most of their on-air time to these days?
A failed, amateur bomb scare in New York City. Nothing happened. Nothing is happening, but CNN is going on and on and on about it.
And in the meantime, what gets short shrift?
The Gulf of Mexico British Petroleum oil spill catastrophe that will cost billions, no, tens of billions of dollars at a minimum; that is right now destroying the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people along the Gulf Coast, and more as the economic effects spread inland; that promises to be an unparalleled environmental disaster.
That’s what CNN is softballing.
Instead of investigating BP and Congress and the regulators, instead of doing some genuine investigative work, instead of even paying attention, they put up anecdotal stories about restaurants facing the loss of their business. Or as of right now, a long live feed about the Iranian president speaking at the United Nations, presenting his usual propaganda.
And all that’s more important than the expected collapse of the Gulf economy, the Gulf fisheries, and potentially the Atlantic fisheries if the spill makes its way to the Gulf Stream?
Oh me oh my, how much money does BP spend advertising on CNN?
Oh me oh my, how big a whore is CNN, obviously down on its knees in front of BP? How come when they do manage to talk about the spill, they barely mention BP?
And right now their big story – a teenage girl made a dress from juice pouches.
CNN, once again the World’s Worst News Network.
Later note: CNN anchors have consistently referred to the oil seeping from the well, or to the seepage. Someone should tell these bozos that five thousand barrels a day is not seepage. It’s a goddam gusher.