CBS said Wednesday it is cancelling the Wednesday edition of “60 Minutes,” insisting the decision was made because of poor ratings and not last fall’s ill-fated story about President Bush’s military service.
I love this part…
“This was a ratings call, not a content call,” Moonves said Wednesday.
The newsmagazine spinoff was where Rather reported last September that Bush skirted some duty while in the Texas Air National Guard and a commander felt pressure to sugarcoat an evaluation of him. An independent panel later concluded that documents used in the story could not be verified.
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That’s just sick! My nephew in second grade could see that the documents were fake, but the MSM still can’t acknowledge the obvious… Yet, they can push a second hand account of “prisoner abuse”(?) in a heartbeat!