Will George Bush issue apology for poorly sourced reporting?

''I applaud the Pakistani government for their strong cooperation in the war on terror. I applaud them for acting on solid intelligence and bringing this man to justice,'' Bush said.

''He was a major facilitator and a chief planner for the Al Qaeda network. His arrest removes a dangerous enemy who was a direct threat to America and to those who love freedom.'' from: Bush hails capture of Al Qaeda leader.

This was George Bush's report on the capture of Abu Faraj al Libbi, the third-in-command in the Al Qaeda hierarchy.


George Bush's story was incorrect. The man captured was NOT a ''major facilitator and a chief planner for the Al Qaeda network.'' In light of the current standards being applied to Newsweek, nothing less than a complete retraction by George Bush in the same venue as his original statement will suffice to fix this greivous error.

Newsweek has already apologized for its possible error(note that Newsweek's report hasn't been DISPROVED, just not substantiated in a strong enough manner), do we hold our President to a LESSER STANDARD THAN THE PRESS?

Via Big Time Patriot

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