I’ve just witnessed General Tommy Franks’ first press conference since the beginning of the war and as a BBC reporter has just stated, it was interesting how the American Press Corp’s questioning seemed so docile as compared to their “foreign” counterparts’.
It supports the opinion I’m forming regarding the US’ much vaunted ‘freedom of the press’, an opinion that is further bolstered by an article, ‘State media asked to handle war news carefully’, found in the Bangladeshi Daily Star. It seems that not only has the Bush Administration managed to co-opt the obsequious US Media but is exerting pressure on weak developing nations’ governments to do likewise.
Anyway, here’s what Webster’s says is a definition of a bully:
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