Sunday, July 12, 2015

Shoot Journalists

http://beforeitsnews.com/politics/2015/07/pentagon-journalists-are-unprivileged-belligerents-who-can-be-shot-or-killed-on-sight-2725720.html

As usual the media is giving half the story and using an inflammatory headline to frighten people into thinking the US military is the bad guys.  ISIS and such often record what they are doing to make propaganda videos and recruiting videos.  I hardly consider them to be journalists.

Just as official US Army signal corps photographers are also unprivileged belligerents. Just because you are holding a camera does not mean you are not taking sides.  ISIS and other terrorists often take pictures of what they are doing so they can be used against us and show their power and spread terror.  

A man filming beheadings while people shout support is not an uninvolved individual.  That photographer is an integral part of the event.  Information is power and controlling the narrative is important in the war on terror; that's the view from the Hysterical Right Wing.

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