Here’s a true story I heard from an Indian friend that shows how CNN is the ultimate ratings whore.

At the beginning of the Iraq War, during Shock & Awe, all we saw was images of soldiers giving kids chocolate, building schools, and pulling down the statue of Saddam Hussein. At the same time, my Indian friend told me that people from home were going crazy calling him. He said “they were asking me what’s wrong with the U.S., because all of the images they saw on CNN were of mothers crying over dead children, burned bodies and charred ruins of cities.”

All CNN did was edit their news feed so each audience would see the things they expected would produce the best ratings.

After head inspector David Kay testified before the Senate and said that Iraq did not have any WMD stockpiles, resources, facilities or programs since 1991, the American people starting turning against the war and the lies told by the administration. CNN toughened up its coverage of the war in response to public polls.

So is Wolf Blitzer and automated puppet? The answer is yes.

However, Erin Burnett is an unapologetically conservative biased news presented.

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