I caught this video & thought Cenk covered it perfectly.
I didn't know this, but the Yemeni journalist who covered a strike in Al-Malaja --- where 21 children were killed and 14 women -- was imprisoned for
covering the deaths. Simply doing his job as a journalist. He was going to be released from prison a couple years later, but Obama made a call to
Yemen & told them not to release him. Because he's a 'terrorist'. So the journalist who reports civilian deaths is considered a terrorist by
I can't remember any times where I've seen these sort of drone strikes covered in the news; it's of no consequence when we do it. But when it
happens on our turf, acted on by a single person with a mental disorder, it's plastered across every news source 24/7 for over a week.
Now I like Cenk again. I'll forgive him for all the Ron Paul bashing.
Seriously though, he got to the root of the issue and explained it perfectly. I try explaining it to people close to me in relation to Newtown (which
I know might not be the most sensitive thing in the world), but they act like "what does Pakistan have to do with us?". Sad #. Very sad
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