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The "Solution" is to pressure the MSM to allow ONE ISRAELI JOURNALIST to do a report on the Middle East

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Submitted by DrRJP (United States), Mar 20, 2008 at 15:41

Flying pigs will have replaced carrier pigeons and Saudi synagogues will be having Purim parties long before we ever see an Israeli journalist in the mainstream media reporting from Israel and its disputed territories.

The TV networks are operating under the false impression that any journalist who speaks with a British accent is "more knowledgeable" or "less biased" than an American, and that an Arab journalist who speaks English -- or any journalist with an Arabic name -- is going to be even "more knowledgeable" and "less biased" than a British one.

As we all know by now, the only way that the MSM could find journalists even MORE biased than the aforementioned lot, would either be to ask Rev. Wright for some recommendations, or to travel to Argentina and seek out a few octogenarians who did PR for the Third Reich.

Despite the fact that there are more than a million Israeli citizens who could slant the news every bit as much as their counterparts in the PA, the MSM is worried of being labeled, a pawn of the Zionist conspiracy should the choose an Israeli reporter, no matter where his or her allegiance lies.

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