Thursday, January 27, 2005

Seriously... isn't this headline just a TAD biased?

From CNN's homepage - GOP lawmaker: Stop Sudan 'genocide'

From the actual article:
"A bipartisan congressional delegation, accompanied by an Oscar-nominated actor, urged the United States and the international community Thursday to take action to end the war in the Darfur region of Sudan. The six-member delegation, led by Republican Rep. Ed Royce of California, recently returned from the region after getting a firsthand look at the humanitarian crisis and examining how the United States and other countries are responding....

[skipping to the second-to-last paragraph in the article]

On the mission with Royce and Cheadle were Democratic Reps. Jim McDermott of Washington, Barbara Lee and Diane Watson of California, and Betty McCollum of Minnesota.
So let's recap... an actor, 4 Democratic congressmen, and 1 Republican congressman go to the region, return, and hold a press conference urging Congress to take action to prevent genocide. And CNN thinks the headline should focus on a GOP lawmaker? Explain that to me.

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