In its triumphal reporting that terrorist video did name Trump, MSM omits other ‘dishonorable mentions’

Do you recall the terrorist recruitment video Hillary Clinton referred to in a debate in New Hampshire that mentioned Donald Trump?

Well, said video has been unearthed — or so the mainstream media gleefully reported yesterday.

It wasn’t an ISIS video that singled out The Donald, as Clinton had claimed. It was al-Shabab — but what the hey! A terrorist is a terrorist is a terrorist, right?

Among the news outlets that pounced on the story were Time magazine, CNN, and the New York Times.

A portion of the video is captured in this video tweet by CNN Politics that brazenly backs up Clinton’s claim.

To be sure, the portion of the CNN footage beginning at around 0:15 shows the late al Qaeda PR guru Anwar al-Awlaki talking about America’s racist past and its future of religious oppression, then cuts to Trump calling for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

If the CNN video ended there, it would be pretty damning. But it doesn’t. Beginning at around 1:36, the CNN host interviews Saijan Gohel, identified as a “terrorism expert,” who says of the terrorists going forward:

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Guest writer – Howard Portnoy