You have the MSM picking up Granma dispatches and taking them at face value, as they ignore (or give short shrift to) this from our President:
President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by Loss of Mario Chanes de Armas
Cuban patriot Mario Chanes de Armas was a political prisoner of the Castro regime for 30 years, one of the longest sentences of any political prisoner in the world. Like so many Cubans, he sought a democratic Cuban society only to see his quest betrayed by a Castro dictatorship. Mario Chanes was one of the original plantados, Cuban political prisoners who were unyielding in their fervent desire for a free Cuba. His patriotism and strong sense of purpose are examples to all freedom-loving people. Laura joins me in sending our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
I don’t agree with everything the President does, but I’d like to see items like this one get picked up by at least a few media outlets. Is it too much to ask that at least a fraction of those outlets who pick up the Castro fluff pieces pick this up as well? Apparently so.
Well, it looks as though someone listened to my plea: