That forgotten Obama Coverup:"Remember That? AP Phone Records Furor Breaks 335 Days of Silence on Obama Leak Scandal"By Rich Noyes The media furor that began Monday night over the Justice Department obtaining two months of phone records from the Associated Press marks the first time in 335 days that any of the Big Three evening newscasts have even mentioned the existence of two criminal investigations into whether White House or other national security officials leaked sensitive secrets, perhaps to politically benefit Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. This week’s coverage has generally referred to how the FBI is investigating “who leaked details of a highly-classified effort to foil a terror plot,” as NBC’s Pete Williams put it on Tuesday’s Today show. On ABC’s Good Morning America that same day, reporter David Kerley insisted that “the President and White House made it clear they want to go after leakers,” without letting viewers in on how the leading suspects are presumably all top administration officials. Indeed, the networks last year made it clear that they had no interest in covering the leaks themselves as a major scandal. The background: In May 2012, on the heels of Team Obama and their media allies celebrating the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden (recall how NBC News even donated an hour of prime time to an uncritical Rock Center special, the centerpiece of which was Brian Williams interviewing the President in the White House Situation Room) a wave of positive stories reached the press about the administration’s success in fighting terrorism: . ..."Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/rich-noyes/2013/05/15/remember-...
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