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Administration spin
    #848477 - 08/28/02 07:11 AM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Anyone else note how neatly the Bush administration has moved the corporate oil scandals out of the news cycle by chest thumping an invasion of Iraq? A cynical person might be tempted to think that they're doing this to dilute and diffuse the media's attention away from areas they don't particularly want explored in depth.

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Re: Administration spin [Re: SoFarNorth]
    #848486 - 08/28/02 07:18 AM (14 years, 2 months ago)

No one likes to look bad. It should be expected that the subject be changed. Out of sight, out of mind right? There a a few things Bush doesn't want to talk about. Logging in forests, oil companies, business scandals, etc. If you were Bush would you want to talk about these things?

I thought not

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Re: Administration spin [Re: SoFarNorth]
    #848500 - 08/28/02 07:34 AM (14 years, 2 months ago)

A cynical person...? How about a realist?

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