http://blogs.abcnews.com/george/2010/01/rudy-giuliani-no-domestic-attacks-under-bush-one-under-obama.html

This is an excellent lesson in how politics works, and in how political parties can play the press. 

Giuliani is not alone, you see:

http://rawstory.com/2009/2009/12/gop-strategist-matalin-bush-inherited-911-attacks-clinton/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzpy1GdIeCY

It is curious, I think, that they all have been having this memory lapse. 

In seriousness, though, this is by no means a new technique, but I do think it is a tad brazen to do it with regards to something as obvious as a terrorist attack.

Just a quick point–it’s obvious if you think about it, but most people don’t:

It is nearly impossible for a journalist to be unbiased on any contentious issue. If you understand an issue well enough, you almost certainly have an opinion. If you have an opinion, you assume that your opinion reflects “The Truth”. And as a journalist, you must report “The Truth”.