The Economist shows its hue

The British press is held to a higher standard than the US media. Maybe because it’s thought they have a reputation to uphold, maybe the English accent lends an air of being better educated. The BBC is certainly trusted where their American counterparts are not, Cover of December 8 The Economisteven though the BBC is explicitly government controlled and Blair’s Labor Party has been complicit with Neocon adventuring everywhere there’s oil.
You might still hear even journalists revere London’s The Economist as the preeminent news weekly. If the magazine’s stance was on the whole conservative, at least it appeared thoughtful. What to make of this week’s cover, their response to the recommendations of the ISG report? I’d say The Economist has tipped its hand. Bravo. Oxford accent be damned, they are goose-stepping Neocon prigs.

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