Lest you are somehow under the mistaken impression (and how could you be?) that only the Right indulges in brazen propaganda…
A scene in an upcoming TV movie that depicted Mitt Romney appearing to oppose the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden was cut from the film, according to a report in the New York Times. “We wouldn’t air this if it were propaganda,” said National Geographic Channel President Howard T. Owens who said he had insisted upon removal of the scene from Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden. It’s scheduled to air November 4, two days before the election. Cutting the Romney scene wasn’t the only change. The Times said the movie has been edited to highlight President Obama’s role.
(Emphasis mine. The lady doth protest too much, methinks)
Also of potential interest: The extra footage for the edit was collected by Meghan O’Hara, whose resume includes several collaborations with documentarian Michael Moore.… Read the rest