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May 13, 2005



Living in Vietnam I don't have much else to watch other than CNN and it drives me mad. For starters: "Talk Asia", consists of an Asian American interviewing someone who is usually western (recently Elton John).

How less Asian could this show be?

My personal favourite was a poll during the election coverage asking whether, like Iraq, it was okay for the USA to make pre-emptive strikes.

Of course, glossing over completely, the fact that, as it turned out, Iraq was not a pre-emptive strike as it turned out there were no WMDs after all.

A very subtle way to re-write very recent history.

Personally though its the golf obsession that really gets me. Golf has very little to do with worldwide news and everything to do with hitting the right target markets for advertisers.

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