NBC offers “heart-warming” in place of news

NBC nightly news did what they called a “heart-warming” story about a little girl in Central African Republic who lost both parents in the civil war. Last year the smarmy reporter Ann Curry did a report on how the child forgave the killers, like it was a conflict between good & evil. There was no political explanation of the conflict.

Some good-hearted rich guy in the US arranged to bring her here & get her adopted into another rich family. There’s no question this little girl will thrive–even though she’s wrenched out of her own culture to “save.” But there is still a civil war left unexplained & thousands of other little kids. What’s so “heart-warming” about that?

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