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Re: Letterman

Brent Baker’s report on Letterman’s crude posturing for Cindy Sheehan made the MRC a hot link for the Huff-Posters and the DU types. Urgh. But I think this is an interesting sign of the times. After 9/11, Letterman had on another biased-media star (Dan Rather) weeping for his country and pledging support for his president. We all know how long that lasted. Letterman’s Cindy-boosting — her loss makes her an oracle who cannot be criticized — shows how the liberal media culture no longer sees a war on terrorism worth waging.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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