Of all the incidents of mainstream media failure
in the decade or so that I have been analyzing its stories, none is greater than the Washington Post
â€™s 2001 total breakdown while pursing Chandra Levyâ€™s killer. Levy had been California U.S. Representative Gary Conditâ€™s intern.
The press in general, and the Post specifically, was so intent on defaming and ultimately convicting Condit of Levyâ€™s killing that it completely ignored that the apparent actual killer, Salvadoran illegal alien and alleged MS-13
member Ingmar Guandique
, was right under its nose. [Warrant Issued for Suspect in Levy Killing
, by Sari Horowitz and Scott Higham, Washington Post
, March 4, 2009] l
As usual, VDARE.COM
is several miles ahead of the MSM
in getting to the bottom of things.
At the risk of self-aggrandizement, I refer you to my October 17, 2008 column: The Condit Case Revisited: MSM Smeared Congressman—Ignored Illegal Alien Suspect
.If you missed it the first time around, read it now. And if you caught it back in October, re-read it to note its striking parallel to the headline news unfolding today and being presented to you as â€?breaking newsâ€?.