David Gregory, the Jewish American who moderates the NBC’s Sunday morning talk show Meet the Press, recently interviewed the Pakistani President.
Pakistan President Zadari: keen to explain
You might think that when President Zadari told Gregory that Osama Bin Laden – officially the USA’s No. 1 Public Enemy – was an American ‘intelligence’ operative, the so-called journalist would at least ask a follow-up question.
Aren’t the American public interested to learn more about this claim? Wouldn’t they like this apparent contradiction of the official US Government stance debated? Don’t they want to hear the informed opinion of a major US ally?
NBC's David Gregory: prefers to stick to the script
If so, it’s tough. Gregory knows the Orwellian mantra: America is at War with Al Qaida. America has always been at War with Al Qaida.
It all helps explain why Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on the morning of September 11th 2001, blurted out on TV that “It’s very good…I mean…well, it’s not good, but it will generate immediate sympathy for Israel” – an assertion he repeated more recently to an Israeli audience.
Incidentally, President Zadari’s former wife, the assassinated Benazir Bhutto, also claimed that Bin Laden is dead to British interviewer David Frost less 18 months ago. She even named the man she believed had killed him.
Shortly afterwards, Bhutto herself was murdered in mysterious circumstances, allegedly by associates of ‘Al Qaida’…