Peter Bergen over at CNN has some problems. One is his mouth. Another is, to paraphrase Seymour Hersh, because Bergen interviewed Osama bin Laden, aka OBL, almost 20 years ago, he now exudes an attitude that he is the sole trustee of everything having to do with OBL. And the third problem is Bergen’s fatal dependence on the smoke-screen that Barrack Obama and his crowd have blown into the face of the entire world about the killing of OBL. Should that smoke-screen be lifted, the resulting truth lurking behind it could very well sink Bergen professionally, making him more of a 4th Estate pariah than even Dan Rather. The sum of these problems, IMO, amounts to some very serious questions about Peter Bergen’s and CNN’s competence and honesty in their attempts to take down Hersh.
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