Hey, news media: 'Pretend President Obama is a Republican'

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Significant revelations about Benghazi warranted insignificant news coverage, says an analysis by the Media Research Center.

“The Obama administration’s politically motivated cover-up of the Benghazi terrorist attacks last September was fully exposed during the House oversight committee hearing on Thursday. Five major bombshell revelations emerged that have, so far, only been given lip service by the three broadcast networks,” says Brent Bozell, founder of the conservative watchdog group.

“The media have an obligation to the victims’ families and to the American people to investigate these revelations morning, noon and night until the truth is known. If the media are having trouble finding the motivation to do their jobs, they should pretend President Obama is a Republican,” Mr. Bozell observes.

Among the bombshells?

The study cites testimony that a four-man commando team in Tripoli was denied permission to go to Benghazi and help those under siege. It also cites evidence that the State Department knew the event was a terrorist attack, and also questions why then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was never interviewed about the attacks.

“If ABC, CBS and NBC don’t thoroughly investigate and report on each and every one of these bombshell developments, and provide the American public with a true and honest account of the administration’s deadly mistakes and outright lies, they will also be guilty of deliberately censoring the news,” Mr. Bozell adds.

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