Al Jazeera,Ã‚Â the Nickelodeon of nutcases and the ESPN of choice for the discerning knife, rocketÃ‚Â and belt-bomb jihad sportsmen, will soon start broadcasting in the United States to millions of homes.
The Arab news network, best known for their “two-fer Tuesday” back-to-back airings of classic hits from al-Qaeda and any other unhinged virgin-questing crazy with access to video equipment and a FedEx guy, hopes to get started in America by November.
The network has been accused of being biased toward, andÃ‚Â propagandizing for,Ã‚Â of enemies of the United States — but enough about CNN. Back to Al Jazeera.
Legendary British broadcaster David Frost has signed on with “Al Jazeera International,” most likely as a contingency plan in the event they have a shot at an interview with Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahri (who, when together, look more like a couple who showed up to take advantage of the new marital laws in Massachusetts than terrorist masterminds), or Mick Jagger and Prince Charles.Ã‚Â
Plenty of people will crow negatively about Al Jazeera’s announcement that they will run in the United States, but like I mentioned previously, it won’t be much different that the mainstream media as it exists in America today. Heck, it could be interesting, though I doubt the international version will runÃ‚Â ”Who wants to be a martyr?” and “Anti-American Idol” like they do in the Middle East.
By the way, at least one person thinks this is how Al Jazeera manages to get all that exclusive video:
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