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May 18, 2005

Flushing Newsweek
Damn it.

Leave it to the mendacious leftists at the Washington Post Group and its Newsweek subsidiary to interrupt my blogging hiatus.

Oh well ...

Let's pretend for a moment that Newsweek's Koran-Flushed-Down-A-Guantanamo-Shitter scoop is true. Does flushing an object down a toilet merit ink in any publication other than American Standard's newsletter? Of course not.

Seemingly blaming his source rather than his own judgment, Newsweek's Michael Isikoff claims that his Defense Department source for this story was reliable. Of course, this is the same thing Dan Rather said about his MemoGate source, Super Loon Bill Burkett.

Again, pretending that the allegation is true and that Isikoff's source was truly reliable, why would Newsweek be so anxious to break this now-retracted story? After all, leftists in the press have a long history of cheering local, state and national government efforts to suppress the free exercise of religion.

A court-ordered dismantling of a manger scene or forbidding a high school student from saying "God Bless" on a school broadcast is every bit as offensive to devout Christians as flushing the Koran is to devout Muslims. Yet, the pinkos at Newsweek condone the former while gleefully presenting the latter -- an entirely false allegation that the U.S. government committed an act offensive to Muslims -- as a major scandal.

And here's why. By greenlighting this story, the Vietnam-on-the-brain editors at Newsweek sought to vilify the American military sufficiently to provoke a violent reaction in the Muslim world. Such a reaction, they hoped, would undermine America's war on terrorism and translate into a major political defeat for President Bush.

The fact that the Koran/Gitmo allegation is false is now irrelevant. The damage, as planned, is done.

At least 17 people are dead and American lives are at greater risk now because Newsweek editors decided that the best way to defeat President Bush politically was to assist our terrorist enemies in their war on United States -- all under the guise of reporting news.

How can this be anything other than treason?

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