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Monday, September 11, 2006
A Look Back
Topic: The ConWeb

How did the ConWeb react to 9/11? The ConWebWatch archive has the answers:

-- The bodies weren't even cold before WorldNetDaily and NewsMax blamed it on Clinton, with NewsMax adding for effect: "The president has been eloquent. He has been confident. Real Americans support him 100 percent."

-- The ConWeb quickly moved on to branding any criticism of President Bush as tantamount to treason.

-- The MRC was actually nice to Dan Rather, and WorldNetDaily's Anthony LoBaido went on his infamous tirade blaming the U.S. for the attacks and noting that "All that is evil in the world can be found in New York -- a screed too extreme even for WND, which eventually deleted it.

-- NewsMax couldn't decide whether to attack or embrace Bill Maher's "cowards" remark. So it didn't, then it did.

-- Hugh Hewitt went wobbly on supporting the president post-9/11 if that president was Al Gore. 

-- It was never too early to start deifying Barbara Olson -- and to profit by plugging her books

Posted by Terry K. at 12:29 AM EDT

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