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Kucinich presents Articles of Impeachment, media misses story

Reported by Chrish - June 10, 2008 -

So, what if they impeached the president and nobody reported it? As of 3AM EDT the goddam liberal media is largely silent on Dennis Kucinich's introduction of Articles of Impeachment on the floor of the House last night.

Are they afraid of getting it "wrong"? Just report it, as does RawStory:

Kucinich presents Bush impeachment articles
"An Ohio Democratic lawmaker and former presidential candidate has presented articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush to Congress.

Thirty-five articles were presented by Rep. Dennis Kucinich to the House of Representatives late Monday evening, airing live on C-SPAN.

"The House is not in order," said Kucinich to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), upon which Pelosi pounded her gavel.

"Resolved," Kucinich then began, "that President George W. Bush be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors, and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the United States Senate. ...

"In his conduct while President of the United States, George W. Bush, in violation of his constitutional oath to faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and to the best of his ability preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in violation of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has committed the following abuses of power...""

There, was that so hard?

So far nothing current on FOXNews or goddam liberal CNN and MSNBC websites. ABC News has an AP article reproduced here, but there doesn't appear to be a link in from either the front page or the Politics page. CBS News' website offers a small-print headline linking to the story, Kucinich Offers Impeachment Articles Against Bush.

No matter what you think of it, this is news. Capital-N-News. Relevant, important, history-making news. It was live, on C-Span. For five hours. Reality TV. Yet our most famous, trusted, 24/7/365 cable news media outlets are asleep at the wheel - or holding back. Neither is a good option.

Bill O'Reilly thinks people who want to reform the media to make it relevant and useful again are loons. BillO, "If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem."