Saturday, September 23, 2006

Blitzer again failed to note Bush's contradictory statements on U.S. military action in Pakistan

Wolf Blitzer continued to tout his September 20 interview with President Bush, during which Blitzer failed to point out the contradiction between 1) Bush's assertion during the interview that he would "absolutely" send military forces into Pakistan to capture or eliminate Osama bin Laden if intelligence revealed that he was there, and 2) Bush's assertion at a press conference on September 15 that Pakistan is a sovereign nation and the United States would have to be invited in. Moreover, at no point during any of three segments touting the interview did Blitzer note this contradiction or Bush's myriad statements on the priority his administration placed on capturing bin Laden. Read more

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