Hypocrisy: Arab oil-financed, anti-Semitic broadcaster Al-Jazeera has bought Current TV, global-warming crusader Al Gore’s failed news channel. How will Gore spend his estimated $100 million in oil-tainted cash?
The effects of large quantities of crude oil on the brain may not yet have been determined by medical research, but when a Mideast media outfit swimming in government-provided oil profits pays $500 million for access to 50,000 U.S. viewers you have to wonder.
That’s what the New York Times estimates Al-Jazeera paid for Current TV, which means its founder Al Gore getting about a fifth of that sum.
Al-Jazeera is literally bought and paid for by the monarchy of the oil-and-gas-rich Mideast nation of Qatar.
The latest proof of that came a few months ago when its coverage of the United Nations’ Syria debate ridiculously led off with a no-news speech by Qatar’s irrelevant UN emir, thanks to a last-minute move by Al Jazeera’s Qatar-based news director. (more…)