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giskard
05-11-2007, 01:39 AM
This REUTERS article says all 10 republican candidates during the debate backed the war in Iraq, lying about Ron Paul's stand:
http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=topNews&storyid=2007-05-04T132009Z_01_N02406425_RTRUKOC_0_US-USA-POLITICS-REPUBLICANS.xml


And this blogger says about the republican debate
http://usliberals.about.com/b/a/257884.htm


"the embarrassing Republican debate/quiz looked like 10 wealthy, middle-aged white guys ignoring the future of America.

Not one mentioned ...reducing the monstrous U.S. trade and budget deficits. Or salvaging the United States' standing in the world.

And they all wholeheartedly want to continue George Bush's Iraq War. ..
Oh... and they all want the U.S. to bomb Iran."

Did she even watch it? Or did she just want to further divide the country into the Republican / Liberal camps, by not letting her readers learn about Ron Paul?

TakeThePowerBack
05-11-2007, 09:21 AM
I emailed reuters, and here is what I told them. ;)


Please correct this article:
http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2007-05-04T132009Z_01_N02406425_RTRUKOC_0_US-USA-POLITICS-REPUBLICANS.xml&pageNumber=0&imageid=&cap=&sz=13&WTModLoc=NewsArt-C1-ArticlePage3

Ron Paul voted against the war, that should be mentioned. I dare say you change the title of the article to "Other than Ron Paul, 2008 Republicans back war"

Indeed! Brilliant!

Be honest to your readers please!

Word?

Jeremy Roos
05-11-2007, 09:34 AM
Yeah I can't believe it when all media outlets say all the republicans support the war... what a lie! They hope no one will look for themselves, and just take thier neo-con word for it. Since people are so busy today they probably didn't watch the debate.

giskard
05-11-2007, 03:09 PM
Reuters reply here:

http://blogs.reuters.com/gbu

"We heard from lots of readers on this point. We should have made clear that we were not talking about all of the candidates in our war reference: GBU Editor"

Doesn't seem like any effort from them to correct the misleading statement.

Brian Papke
05-11-2007, 03:22 PM
At least you got a reply, everything I have sent off so far has gone into an abyss

Sparx
05-11-2007, 03:41 PM
Reuters reply here:

http://blogs.reuters.com/gbu

"We heard from lots of readers on this point. We should have made clear that we were not talking about all of the candidates in our war reference: GBU Editor"

Doesn't seem like any effort from them to correct the misleading statement.

Ha! Should have eh? Instead of making it clear to only a lucky few who see the response on their blog, why not ensure that their organization remains credible by clearing it up for all the general public to see! I like how they say "should have" and then below that they've corrected and updated many other stories. It's easier for them to ignore it and Dr. Paul than to be honest or in fact not purposefully mislead the general public. The media will be one of our toughest foes. Keep at it guys!

JoshLowry
05-11-2007, 03:43 PM
Leave a comment here for them to read:

http://blogs.reuters.com/2007/05/11/republican-debate/#comments

Lois
05-12-2007, 05:48 AM
Now the USLiberal blogger writes --


"And all, except for Ron Paul, wholeheartedly want to continue George Bush's Iraq War."

However, she still says all Republican Candidates want to bomb Iran.