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IBD: No News Is Gun News

2011/10/07

Journalism: The administration’s fast and furious response to one TV reporter’s story on its gunrunning to Mexico raises no cries of “chilling effect” from mainstream media that have largely ignored the story.

Silencers are mechanisms placed on the muzzles of firearms to deaden their sound. It’s not a word that should be applied to the administration or its unindicted co-conspirators in the media regarding Operation Gunrunner and its offshoot, Fast and Furious.

This is a scandal, and a cover-up, of major proportions: the deliberate supplying of weapons by the U.S. government to Mexican drug cartels that led to the death of two American agents and possible perjury by the attorney general of the United States. His denying knowledge of it to Congress makes Watergate look like a third-rate burglary.

Please read the whole thing.

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