Via Talking Points Memo:
New York Times Doesn't Report Bush's Criticism Of GOPers' Syria Trip -- Only Mentions Attack On Pelosi
... in its account of the Syria portion of the presser today, The New York Times not only fails to mention that Republicans went on a similar trip, but also failed to even report Bush's acknowledgment that this involved members of his own party. Instead, the paper only reports Bush’s criticism of Pelosi’s trip -- it describes Bush's remarks only as criticism of Pelosi...
THE PRESIDENT: We have made it clear to high-ranking officials, whether they be Republicans or Democrats, that going to Syria sends mixed signals -- signals in the region and, of course, mixed signals to President Assad. And by that, I mean, photo opportunities and/or meetings with President Assad lead the Assad government to believe they're part of the mainstream of the international community, when, in fact, they're a state sponsor of terror...
And wouldn't you know, the CBC's 11:00 a.m. news this morning did exactly the same thing, going so far as to replay President DryDrunk W. McChimpster's actual words without mentioning the howling omission.
My annoyed e-mail is already winging its way through the Internets. And, sure, feel free to play along.
BY THE WAY, if I was the Chimpster, I'd be awful careful about throwing around accusations of photo ops, if you catch my drift.