Mike Luckovich by Mike Luckovich

Mike Luckovich

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  1. echoraven

    echoraven said, over 1 year ago

    4 dead and accountability will lie on a reporter…. Is that suppose to make sense?

  2. Darren Blair

    Darren Blair said, over 1 year ago

    The documents that Rather were relying on were forgeries, and such badly done forgeries that individual viewers had exposed them before the episode even finished airing.
    Instead of swallowing their pride and admitting that they got taken in by a politically-motivated con artist, the staff involved with the report absolutely refused to budge on the issue; instead, the bloggers who established that the documents were fake were referred to as the “pajamahadeen”.
    It was for failing to own up to the network’s journalistic failings in regards to the story – and later statements that the documents were “fake but accurate” – that Rather and several other CBS staffers were fired.

  3. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 1 year ago

    Leave it to Luckovich to focus like a laser on what’s not important, while ignoring the obvious problems with this administration. Nice try at deflection Mike.

  4. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 1 year ago

    Bogus Bush documents… CBS has a habit of doing that. It’s like watching Jon Stewart and pretending it is a serious news show…

  5. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Darren Blair

    In REGARD to the story.

  6. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Northern Redman

    I thought it was funny.

  7. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    I saw a video of an interview with the woman who recognized that Mr. Rather had forged the document.

    I played it back three times to make sure I heard her correctly. She stated that the details were correct, although the document was a fake. No one seemed interested in the fact that Dubya had ducked his duty, and gone AWOL to work on Republican races. Even though the document’s accusations were factual, the document was a fake.

  8. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    Again, just for the record, NINE congressional investigations into Benghazi. Nine. All conducted by people who were salivating over the chance to really nail someone high up in the Obama administration. And the results of all those investigations?

    No arrests, no indictments, no forced resignations……I agree that four people shouldn’t have died. But I’m still waiting to see ANY evidence of criminal behavior being proven by Mr. Issa and his band of merry men.

    Still, Benghazi is the great Republican rallying cry.

  9. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 1 year ago

    @I Play One On TV

    I still waiting for the administration to produce the eyewitness that were on the ground at the time.

  10. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 1 year ago

    Darren Blair: Rather’s report relied on three sources – as real reporters are supposed to do. One was fake. The other two are never mentioned as that might derail the railroad. Censorship is strong in the corporate media. That is why the Green Party must never be mentioned, even in passing; why Sen. Sanders may only be identified as “Independent” when he is a Socialist (and it might let people know what socialism really is).

  11. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, over 1 year ago

    So it’s settled… the Benghazi tragedy is the fault of not one, but two videos

  12. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Bush should have been fired for criminal incompetence after 9/11, instead we let him lead us off a cliff!

  13. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    On Rather; they had many documents, only two turned out to be “forgeries”. This time, they didn’t check the fact their “witness” was a total liar. You know, this Benghazi thing cost four lives, of course far more serious than the lies that led to over 4,000 American deaths in Iraq, and hundreds of thousands of civilans.

    BTW: “Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi” Burton and Katz DOES tell the real story, hour by hour, and points out State Departments security shortcomings around the world, not just in this case, or this administration, and why more “help” simply wasn’t available as claimed by the “righties”. The book is accurate, and reminded me of a number of “incidents” I was personally familiar with a long time ago when “outposts” couldn’t always be guaranteed “security” in an insurgent situation, called, war.

  14. tabonsell

    tabonsell said, over 1 year ago

    @Darren Blair

    But the woman who typed up reports for that National Guard unit said every thing said in the “phony” report was “TRUE” even though she didn’t remember typing it.

  15. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    So what was false? Did the not mention the LIE of that it was because of a YouTube Video and Obama made sure that guy went to jail? Or how about the LIE that it was spontaneous. On 9 11 12, with military strikes. Or how about the LIE they were “helping” Stevens get to the hospital, while they paraded his dead body through the streets.
    Obama got elected on those lies. Not to mention the LIE from the so called moderator. Yes Obama said that terrorism is a bad thing, but he never said that Benghazi was a terrorist act in the Rose garden.

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