What’s Up Seymour?
“It doesn’t take much to fire up [Seymour] Hersh, the investigative journalist who has been the nemesis of US presidents since the 1960s and who was once described by the Republican party as ‘the closest thing American journalism has to a terrorist.’
“He is angry about the timidity of journalists in America, their failure to challenge the White House and be an unpopular messenger of truth.
“Don't even get him started on the New York Times, which, he says, spends ‘so much more time carrying water for Obama than I ever thought they would’ — or the death of Osama bin Laden. ‘Nothing’s been done about that story, it’s one big lie, not one word of it is true,’ he says of the dramatic US Navy Seals raid in 2011.”
—Lisa O’Carroll, reporter, “Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media,” The Guardian, Sept. 27, 2013
• Editorial Comment: And about that so-called “moon landing”?!?
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