The Deadly Irresponsibility of Newsweek Magazine

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    Newsweek magazine, home of unnamed sources, admits its outrageous irresponsibility in connection to the Koran toilet flushing story:

     
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    Does Newsweek understand where a story like this could lead? Even if the story were true, did they really think that publishing the piece would be wise? What were they hoping to gain? A bombing in NYC? Are they THAT ignorant or are they just trying to make things worse?

    Another example of the LIBERAL press putting PROFITS ahead of everything else. And the liberals love to say the corporate republicans are greedy....
     
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    Afgahn Muslim Clerics are going to declare holy war against the U.S. in three days if we do not hand over the interrogators in question??!!!!! You gotta be kidding me!! The pompass attitudes just slay me.

    As far as Newsweek goes,they won't learn their lesson. Just another chapter in trying to make the U.S. military look bad.
     
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    Just found this on Instapundit, think it says a lot:

    http://instapundit.com/archives/023000.php

     
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    Fine. Let's lock and load.
     
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    I have never, ever, "banned" something before but I will never touch a Newsweek magazine again or read one of their articles. These people should be thrown in jail for this, or sued in court by the victims of the violence in Afghanistan and Iraq. They stirred it up, they should pay.

    Folks in the blogosphere should jump on Newsweek's shit like they just came out as the Al-Queda approved American news magazine, which is what they are.

    That "source" should be executed for treason.

    And by the way, this little exclusive of Newsweek's did almost as much damage to US standing abroad with Muslims and Arabs as Abu Gharib did.
     
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    The more I read on this, the more upset I get. Here is a comment from Roger Simon's blog that strikes me as 'spot on'.

    http://www.rogerlsimon.com/mt-archives/2005/05/theres_no_busin.php

     
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    I was listening to Rush on Friday afternoon and he read an article from the Washington Times that said that a prisoner who was being detained in Guantanamo ripped pages out of a Koran and flushed them down a toilet as an act of defiance...

    Perhaps Newsweek ought to be awarded the "Dan Rather" award in journalism for twisting the facts, not checking their story but reporting it as true nonetheless.....

    To paraphrase the Iraq anti-war activist slogan "Newsweek lied, people died..."
     
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    A-Freaking-Mazing.

    First we got HerAllDoh attempting to give up positions in a tactical environment. Now we have unnamed sources which cause riots that leave people dead. I would not lose much sleep if newsweeks offices burned overnight.
     
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    http://iraqthemodel.blogspot.com/2005/05/i-almost-forgot-that-yesterday-was-set.html


     

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