Lessons from Benghazi about the press

The US main stream media has been largely silent about the huge questionmarks regarding Obama’s response to the attack on the US Ambassador in Libya.  The partisan pro-Obama stance is never more evident than with the failure by the New York Times etc to investigatre exactly what happened on the night when calls for help were ignored.  Unfortunately it also provides insight into how Israel can be mercilessly attacked in the media whereas its Palestinian / Hamas  etc opponents are given an easy ride.

Richard Landes has a couple of very good articles about it here and here where he describes a “rogue media” that is dangerous.

The Obama team is also playing a cooling out the voters strategy

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