This Week’s “Reliable Sources”

From CNN:

    HOWARD KURTZ, CNN ANCHOR: War week. As the president and General Petraeus make their case for a very limited withdrawal from Iraq, are the media buying line that this is progress? And why can’t journalists cut through the fog on whether the surge has made Iraq safer or the administration is cooking the books?
    A hooker’s sale. The prostitute who says Senator David Vitter used her services. Should the media give a platform to a woman Larry Flynt is paying to pose for “Hustler.”

    Britney bombs. OK, we get it. Why does television keep playing this footage again and again?

    Plus, dirty laundry. Jack Cafferty reveals his troubled family history and his battle with alcohol.

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