CNN is blasting about the reporter that coached the soldier to answer the question and how he was ‘stage managing the news.’
This after over four years of carefully stage managed and vetted press conferences.
Note to all mainstream professional journalists: Grow some balls. You’re addiction to access and your timidity (or starfucking) is killing soldiers.
Yes – the reported should have had disclosure ASAP. But to shift the story away from Rumsfeld’s horrendously terrible leadership in this war.
Where’s Helen Thomas when you need her? Oh that’s right – in the back row.