Monday, February 05, 2007

Two perspectives on the Senate resolution failure

You can see two different slants in the respective articles by CNN and Fox News on the failure of the Senate's proposed Iraq resolution today. From CNN's perspective, the Republicans were obstructionists in a sense. From Fox's perspective, this was a failure of the Democrats. Here are the opening lines to their articles (color and italics added):

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Republicans used a procedural maneuver Monday to keep Democratic leaders from moving forward with a nonbinding resolution opposing President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq.

WASHINGTON — The Senate's Democratic majority failed Monday to shut off debate on a non-binding resolution that "disagrees" with President Bush's troop surge in Iraq, throwing debate on the policy into limbo and depriving Democrats of a bipartisan rebuke of the White House.

1 comment:

Matt said...

Loving your blog. It's nice to see everyone's bias.