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Sex Beats Benghazi

jimbo999 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:36 AM
Not necessarily. The Media tells us that sex sells and Americans will only buy papers that have sex stories in them. So the Media only gives us the sex scandal stories, not because we asked for them, but because the Media tells us that's what we want. If the Media told us about the Benghazi scandal and gave the whole story to us, we wouldn't be electing the Media's choice for us. If the Newspapers are "giving us what we want" namely sex scandals, why are so many newspapers going belly-up? If the Network News is "giving us what we want", why are people refusing to watch the network news. I just get frustrated when I watch the Network News because they spout things I know to be false.

You've heard the old adage that sex sells. But as we're recognizing more and more often, sex wins elections.

Here's the brutal truth: the American people seem far more interested in what happens in the bedroom than they do what happens on the battlefield. How else to explain the media's fascination with CIA Director David Petraeus' steamy sex scandal, even as they ignore the ramifications for the investigation of four murdered Americans in Benghazi, Libya?

Two days after President Obama won re-election, Petraeus submitted his resignation letter to Obama, supposedly over an affair with biographer Paula Broadwell. The FBI had...