Re: News Brief

"Here's one a relative got recently. I love the 'So this could be true and maybe not, who knows?' part. Good grief..." - Charles

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From:
4:24:15 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
Subj: News Brief

I always figured that we are told what they want us to believe. So this could be true and maybe not, who knows?

ABC News Piece

Just in case you happened to see the ABC News piece (if you watch ABC News) with interviews of 5 military folks in Iraq, 3 planned to vote for Obama and 2 for Hillary; no mention of any McCain supporters. Well, here's the "Rest of the Story."

Lou, This from Major General (ret) Buckman, a close friend of ours.

*My niece, Katelyn, stationed at Baluud , Iraq was assigned, with others of her detachment, to be escort/guard/ watcher for Martha Raddatz of ABC News as she covered John McCain's recent trip to Iraq . Katelyn and her Captain stood directly behind Raddatz as she queried GI's walking past. They kept count of the GI's and you should remember these numbers. She asked 60 GI's who they planned to vote for in November. 54 said John McCain, 4 for Obama and 2 for Hillary. Katelyn called home and told her Mom and Dad to watch ABC news the next night because she was standing directly behind Raddatz and maybe they'd see her on TV. Mom and Dad of course, called and emailed all the kinfolk to watch the newscast and maybe see Katelyn. Well, of course, we all watched and what we saw wasn't a glimpse of Katelyn, but got a hell'uva view of skewed news. After a dissertation on McCain's trip and speech, ABC showed 5 GI's being asked by Raddatz how they were going to vote in November; 3 for Obama and 2 for Clinton .

No mention of the 54 for McCain.*

* Think about this: *

If you don't want to forward this * for fear of offending someone... YOU'RE PART OF THE PROBLEM! It is Time for America to Speak up!

1 comments:

Steve said...

It is indeed time for America to Speak up! To speak up against these stupid forwards!

Here's your Snopes link everyone:

http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/raddatz.asp

and just for good measure:

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/r/raddatz.htm

 
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