Rather and Brokaw: Too Much Reagan...

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    http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/22590.htm

    No my dear tool anchors. Excessive was plastering Abu Gharib all over the headlines for 2.5 weeks. IT hasnt even been a ful lweek since Ronnie died you partisan mouthpieces.
     
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    My thoughts exactly insein. While the Abu Gharib abuse is a serious event, it is not a three week top story. Reagan's legacy on this nation affords him a week of news coverage.
     
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    I'm going to hate myself for saying this, but I agree that coverage has been excessive. I believe Pres. Reagan was the greatest president in my lifetime and I certainly do not begrudge the coverage. But the the media has done little but repeat the same thing over and over. Worse, in their constant quest for more grist for their mill, they have started to become intrusive on the private grief of the Reagan family. I do not need a close up of Nancy Reagan in tears. I don't need to know how the Reagan children feel about their father or his passing. I would rather see a review of his life, both personal and political and the major events of his funeral. That should be sufficient. But the media coverage has taken on the distinct atmosphere of a National Enquirer article. That serves no purpose but to fill air time and I believe that it is fundamentally disrespectful to the memory of Ronald Reagan and to his family.
     
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    The media always wants the shock value. The horrified reactions. They never want the substance. Hense whoring the abu gharib pictures for 3 weeks.
     

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