Wednesday, August 22, 2007

FOX Attacks Iran

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Tell the networks not to follow FOX down the road to war

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  • Robert Greenwald reports:
    I remember very clearly the daily fearmongering led by FOX as they cheered for war with Iraq. The 24/7 images, sound effects, yelling and threatening were an ever-present drumbeat for war. We had to invade, and we had to invade now.. anyone who didn't see that was a traitor. They viciously attacked those of us who worked to get out the truth.

    You'd think that with the complete failure in Iraq, those days would be behind us. Sadly, you'd be wrong.

    FOX wants war with Iran.

    It's almost too ridiculous to believe, but it's shockingly real. We've already compiled over 4 hours of FOX footage... the same images, sound effects, yelling and threatening that led the U.S. to invade Iraq is happening right now to sell a war with Iran. They are saying the exact same things!!

    Here is the video evidence, side-by-side with what they said about Iraq.

    This time is different though. We're prepared, and we have the means to alert people to what FOX is doing. Everyone has seen the terrible tragedy and the awful price paid by so many Iraqis and Americans. We know this is coming, and we can stop it.

    It was about this time in the lead-up to the Iraq war when the other TV networks started following FOX's lead. As CNN's Christiane Amanpour says in the video, they were intimidated by FOX into cheerleading for the Iraq war.


    This is a critical moment, and we must send a message to the major television networks urging them to ask tough questions, be skeptical, and tell us what is really happening. They must not follow FOX down the road to another war.

    We've put together an open letter to the networks. Will you sign it?

    Please pssst the video and forward it to everyone you know. We must raise our voices now. This is so important, we cannot let history repeat itself.

    P.S. Here are some recent articles on the Iran issue:
    • "Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran" (Guardian)
    • "Prelude to an attack on Iran" (Bob Baer, Time)
    • Bush admin labels Iran's 125k Revolutionary Guard troops "terrorists" (New York Times)
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