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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
CNS Just Can't Stop Using Afghan War to Bash Obama
Topic: has regularly denigrated the war effort in Afghanistan by emphasizing the number of U.S. troops killed there under President Obama, something it never did during the Iraq War under President Bush.

CNS keeps up that bias with a March 12 article by Patrick Goodenough touting a poll claiming that "A growing number of Americans – including Republicans – believe the war in Afghanistan has not been worth fighting."

By contrast, to our knowledge, CNS did not report to its readers about polls that showed growing public disapproval of the war in Iraq in the final years of the Bush administration. And in his article, Goodenough makes no mention whatsoever of the war in Iraq.

That tells us that CNS is cynically using the Afghan war to attack Obama.

Posted by Terry K. at 12:00 PM EDT

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