posted on Jan, 20 2013 @ 12:04 AM
Originally posted by ajay59
reply to post by vkey08
No one got it wrong, nor was this a mistake! Someone LIED. As I said before, there should be a legal inquiry into this and who ever lied needs to
account for those lies!
Exactly. People are reframing this into a "how can you trust the media, I thought you conspiracy guys don't believe the media" argument, while
ignoring the real issue-NBC may have falsely reported something. NBC. Not a high school news paper. A major network. And not an item of minor
significance; a vital detail that may well shape public opinion regarding the Bill of Rights.
If thier source lied or was wrong, then we have to ask-why don't they have fact checkers? If it was a simple mistake, why hasn't NBC retracted thier
The other argument I see in this thread is, "Well, X number of sources say there was an assault rifle, only one says there wasn't, therefore there
Really? Is that how truth is decided? By majority vote? How many times throughout history has there been a lone, dissenting voice who turned out to
be right? Plenty.
The fact that there are government sources giving out conflicting reports and news networks giving out conflicting reports should give you pause.
Skeptics often say, "Well conspiracies can't be real; the truth would get out. Someone would leak details to expose it." Well, guess what? This
could be it!
There could be whistleblowers or factions within the conspiracy, and some of them came forward to expose the assault rifle lie.
This anamoly could prove that skeptics are right-the truth does get out.
edit on 20-1-2013 by Snsoc because: clarity