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MEDIA IDEOLOGY IS A SERIOUS PROFESSIONAL PROBLEM FOR THE MEDIA | 2003-03-29

It is not just that liberals and respectable conservatives have predictable stands on the news. What is worse is that are so locked into the fashionable ideology that they cannot UNDERSTAND the news they report. They were clueless about the breakup of the Soviet Union, which was so obvious to me. They cannot understand why an artificial country like Iraq or Yugoslavia can only be kept unified by a tyrant like Saddam or Tito.

Please see March 1, 2003, "The New Colonialism Fights for the Old Colonial Borders."

Since the media cannot take any notice of the direction of refugee flow, they are sitting there in Syria and Turkey and Jordan waiting for the flow of refugees from the Americans. After all, they saw refugees running from Saddam during the Gulf War.

These are not minor oversights. Liberals and respectable conservatives, no matter what big-time professionals they think they are, have to be clueless about the real world or they will be fired.