Silence on domestic terrorism
Newsday had this item about a terrorist attack in my home state of Iowa. It certainly got no coverage in the Denver Post (I can't say about the Rocky Mountain News, as I don't subscribe). According to Jennifer Pozner, the author:
On Sept. 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the terror attacks that devastated our nation, a man crashed his car into a building in Davenport, Iowa, hoping to blow it up and kill himself in the fire.The terrorist attack was on a medical clinic that the attacker thought provided abortion services (it doesn't). Instead, the clinic provides a variety of women's health services to low income residents in Davenport, Iowa. Or at least it did until a terrorist tried to blow a car-sized hole in the building.
No national newspaper, magazine or network newscast reported this attempted suicide bombing, though an AP wire story was available. Cable news (save for MSNBC's Keith Olbermann) was silent about this latest act of terrorism in America.
Now, I am no wild-eyed supporter of unfettered abortion rights. I support access to abortion in cases of rape, incest, danger to the mother's health, and fetal inviability, and I certainly do not view abortion as just another routine birth control method. But, I am astounded at the so-called liberal media's failure to report on domestic terrorists who believe that they have Jesus's sanction to murder anyone whose views disagree with their twisted logic.
What is the difference between these fanatics and those who flew airplanes into buildings on 9/11? None at all, as far as I can tell.