2004 US Presidential Election
October 23, 2004
Kerry | Sinclair Aires “A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media”
Sinclair Broadcast Group aired “A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media” on 40 television stations around the country last night.
The Associated Press reports that the program contained a few minutes from the documentary, “Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal,” as well as excerpts from a pro-Kerry documentary, interviews with veterans who support and oppose Kerry, and a segment on the impact of new media such as the Internet on politics.
A history of the controversy that erupted following reports of the upcoming program was also given, including assessments such as “before anything had been decided, spin alley had become a superhighway.”
Kerry did not appear in the program, but comments he made on the issue on the campaign trail were presented.
Posted by Dan Spencer at October 23, 2004 08:05 AM | TrackBack
Sinclair caved. If they did not air the entire movie (42 minutes), then they are no better than the anti-war protestors which this film exposed.
It can be seen for free (if you don’t want to or can’t make a contribution) on the web. I counted at least three sites last evening, and I suppose there are even more this morning.
I didn’t need to see it. I lived it. I thought I had it bad. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet until you’ve seen and heard our POWs, who suffered because of Kerry’s words. And you hear it in their own words from their own lips.
Posted by: Cap'n DOC at October 23, 2004 08:56 AM
Regardless of Kerry’s military record (I believe he did do his duty and had the right to protest the war) Bush skipped out on his minimal military duties much like a schoolboy would skip out of class.
Posted by: redSun at October 23, 2004 12:25 PM
I hope you’re wearin’ your Flakjacket, redSun, because you need one.
“Regardless of Kerry’s military record (I believe he did do his duty and had the right to protest the war)…”
EVERYBODY has the right to protest. There are any number of things Kerry COULD have said, but when he LIED and besmirched MY honor, the honor of my dead Brothers, and the honor of our POWs by branding us ALL as War Criminals, he lost all credibility with anyone who ever served.
You, OTOH, want to continue to dis our President and service, because that’s all you’ve got. Those lies are no better than Kerry’s. Buck up, guy.
Consider yourself singed for the moment. You go any further with that sick argument, and you’ll get seriously flamed.
“Also, I am sure niether Kerry, nor anyone else at the protests intended to do harm to the POWs still in captivity.”
That’s what comes from not using your brain, redSun. Are you engaged to Jane Fonda?
BTW - Would you like to have Christmas Dinner in Cambodia???
The italicized portion Posted by: redSun at October 23, 2004 12:25 PM
Posted by: Cap'n DOC at October 23, 2004 02:11 PM