I read the news today... oh, boy!
Arrived home this evening to find a complimentary copy of The Dominion Post in my letterbox. Our local daily giving away freebies? Most odd. I assume it's a lame attempt to boost circulation as their sales figures limp terminally southward. Feeling masochistic, I forced myself to scan the contents until hitting the editorial column.
Today's liberal screech-fest commemorates the 5th anniversary of 9/11 and its aftermath. Surprisingly, the opening paragraphs showed promise, denouncing the terrorist scum for the atrocities in NYC, London, Bali & Madrid. But predictably it quickly deteriorated into another routine hate-America, anti-Bush tirade. Seems the DomPost can't decide who it hates more; al Qaeda or the US president. How grossly insensitive to memorialise those innocent thousands who perished, by belittling their President & Commander in Chief during war time. What a callous insult to the memories of many thousands of friends, families & loved ones. Not to mention untold millions of Americans & others worldwide touched deeply by the unspeakable barbarism of 9/11.
Long story short, it merely hardened my already unshakable resolve to NEVER again give one red penny to NZ's newspaper nudniks. And why would anyone actually pay to read third-rate, watered-down, rehashed press releases from Al-Jazeera and the US Democratic party? I have a blog ergo internet access. Thus, should I ever need to read Bush-bashing, I'll simply click on the NY Times, LA Times, Washington Post et al. At least I'd be getting my leftist bluster from its original source - and free of charge, too!
The kiwi msm is sick in every sense of the word: morally corrupt, nauseating, mentally disordered and extremely distasteful. The good news is that their sickness is also fiscal (hence the free copies to entice new readers). I say their financial prognosis is bleak, and suggest we put the buggers out of their misery via mass boycott. Their demise can't come quick enough for this ex-subscriber.
Update: The DomPost may be despicable, but the NZHerald takes the cake. Their headline 9/11 story? Osama's home video replete with quotes exhorting the killing of infidels. Good grief! The Herald has truly, literally become a mouthpiece for the terrorists.