Thursday, December 20, 2007

Media Is the Key to Democracy

By Robert Parry
December 20, 2007

When senior Democrats, such as House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, explain why impeachment of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney is off the table, they cite their fears of hostility from the American news media.

On Amy Goodman’s “Democracy Now” on Dec. 20, Conyers said the U.S. news media has become such a problem that any Democratic attempt to hold the President and Vice President accountable might end up achieving the opposite result.

Read on.

1 comment:

Simon said...

Distressingly true. However, IF we elect a Democratic president, and increase the Congressional majorities, and we get a new DEMOCRATIC head of the FCC, maybe we can start to undo the stranglehold. And also, if the MSM gets this fact ahead of time, maybe they will help impeach instead of hinder. But I don't hold out much hope.

Why does it even matter what the Washington press corps will say? Answer: inside the beltway Stockholm syndrome.