AP Misleads, Claims Cheney Received Special Treatment Another in the Series of the Lying Left Lamestream Media
Jerry Seinfeld, the Associated Press did a masterful job of making a
story out of nothing this weekend after news broke that former Vice
President Dick Cheney was the recipient of a heart transplant.
In fact, APs first paragraph is
one of those masterful bits of psychological manipulation along the
lines of the old rhetorical trick that goes: "when did you stop beating
its first paragraph the AP cast doubt on the propriety of Cheney
getting a heart transplant, raised the specter of Cheney getting
"special treatment" (even while denying he did) and played the age card
to boot pointing out that many "thousands of younger people" are still
waiting while Cheney is now walking around with a new heart.
The nerve of that guy.
course, the whole paragraph is geared to cause doubt about the
propriety of Cheney getting his transplant even while hiding under
plausible deniability that this was its purpose.
Here is that first paragraph:
Doctors say it is unlikely that former Vice President Dick Cheney got
special treatment when he was given a new heart at age 71 that
thousands of younger people also were in line to receive.
about this. If doctors say it is "unlikely" Cheney got "special
treatment," then what the heck is this story here for? Of course, what
the AP did here is classic. They put the idea that Cheney did get
special treatment in reader's minds even while saying he didn't.
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