Maybe the MSM figures they'll get their asses blasted if they don't toe the line.
How does the saying go?: "You're either with us, or we'll reduce you to rubble..." something like that anyway.
"Blair Talked Bush Out Of Bombing Al-Jazeera"
LONDON (AFP) - "US President George W. Bush planned to bomb pan-Arab television broadcaster al-Jazeera, British newspaper the Daily Mirror said, citing a Downing Street memo marked "Top Secret".
"The five-page transcript of a conversation between Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair reveals that Blair talked Bush out of launching a military strike on the station, unnamed sources told the daily which is against the war in Iraq.
"The transcript of the pair's talks during Blair's April 16, 2004 visit to Washington allegedly shows Bush wanted to attack the satellite channel's headquarters.
"Blair allegedly feared such a strike, in the business district of Doha, the capital of Qatar, a key western ally in the Persian Gulf, would spark revenge attacks."
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