How the media manufactures a scandal

You’re watching it and reading it all over the news – the ‘scandal’ over the accidental shooting by VP Dick Cheney of fellow hunter Harry Whittington. Newsbusters gives the lowdown on how Charlie Gibson on Good Morning America tried to spin this story this morning.

Unfortunately, Gibson isn’t the only one. Michelle Malkin reports that WH Press Secretary Scott McClellan got hammered on the delay in the reporting of this to the media and includes a link to Expose the Left’s video of the media doing what it does best: hyperventilating over yet another non-issue.

More: Musing Minds has a partial transcript. (Hat tip: Junkyard Blog)

Others blogging about this: PunditGuy, Political Pit Bull, Publius Rendezvous, Mark In Mexico, The Unalienable Right, (heh!)

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