There is an odd gap in media coverage of the White House gate-crasher. As of 8:10 AM this morning, Pacific time, a Google News search of “Tareq Salahi” (in quotation marks) yields 3,222 hits. Mr. Salahi is an avid polo player, and adding the word “polo” to the search produces 246 hits. As TPM has revealed, he has also served as a board member of the American Task Force on Palestine. But replacing “polo” with “Palestine” leaves only 8 hits. There is no evidence that the group had any involvement in this incident, but isn’t this connection at least as newsworthy as his polo-playing?
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