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Tang Vs Sbvt

Clay Waters of TimesWatch.org has compiled a report underlining the dramatically different New York Times coverage of the “AWOL” charges against George Bush in the Texas Air National Guard, versus the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth charges against John Kerry, when “the combat boot was on the other foot.” If you haven’t been intimidated by the conventional wisdom out of “caring what happened 35 years ago,” or how the “newspaper of record” distorted it, take a look.

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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