May 4, 2011 - Wednesday
Right-Wing Media Embrace Latest Anti-Obama Conspiracy Theory: Bin Laden
Might Not Be Dead
Media Matters - May 03, 2011 12:54 pm ET
Led by Fox's Andrew Napolitano, right-wing media figures have embraced yet
another conspiracy theory aimed at attacking President Obama: that Osama bin
Laden might not be dead. Right-wing media have previously promoted the false
conspiracy theory that Obama was not born in United States and the myth that
Obama is a Muslim.
Finally, Fox is looking as foolish as Donald Trump.
Maybe their ratings will drop as Trump's did?
"The news of bin Laden's death interrupted this week's episode of
'Celebrity Apprentice.' Which begs the question, how do we kill bin Laden
again next Sunday?" –Conan O'Brien
Well, we got Osama bin Laden, the #1 threat to Democracy. Now time to
turn to the next greatest menace: Antonin Scalia. -
America's Greatest Secret Private Army, Hitler would be
jealous if he was alive to see it
Bush appointed U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is joining the
security firm once known as Blackwater.
has been trying to rehabilitate its image since a 2007 shooting in Baghdad
that killed 17 people, outraged the Iraqi government and led to federal
charges against several Blackwater guards.
Those accusations were thrown out after a judge found prosecutors mishandled
evidence, but the case was resurrected last month by a federal appeals
"Quite a weekend! Did you folks enjoy Osama bin Laden's season finale? At
least he lived long enough to see the Royal Wedding." –David Letterman
Thanks to TJ for the graphic
"President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed in
Pakistan. That's right, bin Laden is dead — just like the Republicans'
chances in 2012." –Jimmy Fallon
Bush #43 turns down Obama invite to Ground Zero
Former prez is too busy honing his ball
spinning skills to attend.
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Call it a rejection, a slight, or just a polite 'no
thanks,' but former President George W. Bush will not be appearing alongside
his successor, President Barack Obama, at an appearance at Ground Zero
Thursday marking the death of Osama bin Laden...
"At the royal wedding, Kate Middleton wore a dress designed by Sarah
Burton and Prince William wore something from the Sgt. Pepper collection."
"Osama bin Laden's death has been in the news all day. Leftish stations
are going, 'President Obama saves the world.' Stations on the right are
going, 'Obama kills fellow Muslim.'" –Craig Ferguson
Conservative Cartoonists Slam Obama Over Osama Credit
After the announcement late Sunday night by President Obama that we finally
found and killed Osama bin Laden, people poured out into the streets to
celebrate. Even the most die-hard partisans, like Rush Limbaugh and Sean
Hannity, gave credit to Obama and his administration, calling his actions a
a couple of our more conservative cartoonists decided not to go the save
“”I don’t know where bin Laden is. I have no idea&really don’t care. It's
not that important. It's not our priority.” – G.W. Bush, 3/13/02
With no rope to save him, Dean Potter scales a route on Glacier Point called
(Mikey Schaefer/National Geographic)
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