Gary Bauer: Ammanwhore Stocked Audience With Pro-Islamics for 'Holy War' Special


Islamic Flag Over the White House?

With the Muslim POTUS in the white house, who would know the difference?

looks like Krauthammer doesn’t know yet what time it is. I don’t share his optimism:

No surprises here:

American Values president Gary Bauer on Monday said the audience at ABC’s “Holy War” special edition of “This Week” was stocked with people that support radical Islam and the building of the Ground Zero mosque.

As NewsBusters reported after Sunday’s program, host Christiane Amanpour presented a tremendously skewed view of so-called American Islamophobia cueing up advocates of the premise while attempting to discredit skeptics.

One of those in attendance was Bauer who in a radio interview with WOR’s Steve Malzberg the following day said the audience was also stacked to support the Islamophobia view (audio follows with transcript and commentary): Newsbusters has the story

MRC’s Bozell Addresses Christiane Amanpour’s Biased Townhall on Muslim/Christian Relations

“Ever since 9/11, the media have been telling us that we shouldn’t be judging all Muslims and blaming all Muslims for 9/11, which is absolutely fair and true. But [the media] can turn around and blame Christianity for any opposition to Muslims,” lamented NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell on this morning’s “Fox & Friends.”

(If you have trouble with the video, go here,  to the Blaze. Plenty of backup and more on the story!)

Just because “there is some fanatic somewhere in Tennessee who desecrates a mosque somewhere, Gary Bauer is being held responsible for it. This is the double standard,” the Media Research Center president argued, responding to a clip from Sunday of a testy exchange ABC “This Week” host Christiane Amanpour and the president of the social conservative group American Values.

“Christiane Amanpour was supposed to be the moderator” of the townhall forum, not a participant, Bozell complained. “She doesn’t understand that,” instead seeing herself in the role of an “educator” to her television audience.

For the full segment’s video, click the play button on the embed above or click here to download the WMV video. For the MP3 audio, click here.


Perhaps Ammanwhore went to this kind of journo-school:

Michigan State University’s School of Journalism publishes manual for journalists to help them whitewash Islamic jihad

Pamela Geller has noted the same tendency to whitewash the way in which Islamic jihadists use the texts and teachings of Islam to justify violence and supremacism on the part of the Society of Professional Journalists, here.

“Guide for Western journalists covering Islam,” by Dana Lacey at the Canadian Journalism Project, October 1 (thanks to Kathy Shaidle):

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