posted on May, 20 2004 @ 03:43 PM
"At 29 Palms in California Brian Chontosh was presented with the Navy Cross, the second highest award for combat bravery the United States can
That's a big deal.
But you won't see it on the network news tonight, and all you read in Brian's hometown newspaper was two paragraphs of nothing. Instead, it was more
blather about some mental defective MPs who acted like animals.
The odd fact about the American media in this war is that it's not covering the American military. The most plugged-in nation in the world is
receiving virtually no true information about what its warriors are doing.
Oh, sure, there's a body count. We know how many Americans have fallen. And we see those same casket pictures day in and day out. And we're almost
on a first-name basis with the pukes who abused the Iraqi prisoners. And we know all about improvised explosive devices and how we lost Fallujah and
what Arab public-opinion polls say about us and how the world hates us.
We get a non-stop feed of gloom and doom."
The rest of the story: www.snopes.com...
I think that this is an amazing story and could not find it with the search feature.
Why does the media think the public does not want to read stories like this?