Thursday, December 06, 2007

Annals of Media Dipshittery

Another catastrophic war is not the only thing the NIE has saved us from:

Intel Report Sinks CNN Iran Special

The latest National Intelligence Estimate concluding that Iran discontinued its nuclear weapons program four years ago has claimed one casualty: CNN has postponed speculative documentary "We Were Warned -- Iran Goes Nuclear."

The two-hour spec, which was slated for Dec. 12 under the "CNN Presents" banner, was "set partially in the future," featuring a what-if scenario as former government officials -- playing fictional cabinet members -- debate how to deal with the Iranian threat.

"Speculative documentary." I give you your Oxymoron of the Year.

1 comment:

s said...

The whole thing sounds like a lost episode of "in search of" ---with Leonard Nimoy narrating.....s