Update: Colbert Weighs In on Patrick Kennedy’s Charge Afghanistan Vote News Coverage “despicable”

Update, March 17, 2010

Stephen Colbert has now weighed in on the issue of news coverage of Afghanistan, in his televised program on March 15, 2010. For the video, click here.

Original Post, March 13, 2010

Congressmen Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) Decries News Coverage of Afghanistan Vote

In a rare comment on the quality of news coverage of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, outgoing Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) has decried media coverage of a House vote to withdraw troops from Afghanistan as “despicable”. (See C-Span video)

Such criticism is rare.

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