Dumb not mean

In the middle of a speech at American Thinker by a Marine general is this simple statement that tends to absolve Mainstream Media of a charge of disloyalty but convicts them of being newspeople trying to sell papers and draw viewers:

In Iraq, the media talks about the casualties. They seldom report the successes. I don’t think that this is intentional. It is just more difficult to quantify progress and reduce it to a sound bite.

He is Major General Michael Lehnert, who heads California bases, talking to civilians about how to view the military.  Good stuff.

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