Through four weeks, prosecutors have laid out evidence against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortion provider on trial on charges of killing seven viable fetuses by “snipping” their necks with scissors and of causing the death of a pregnant 41-year-old woman during a procedure.
The grisly details drew mainly local attention. But after an online furor that the case was being ignored by the national news media because of troubling accounts of late-term abortions, reporters from major newspapers and television networks descended Monday on the Court of Common Pleas. It was the latest example of the power of social mediaSO: ALL YOU LEFT-WING WATER-CARRIERS WHO TRIED TO SAY THAT IT WAS COVERED: STFU.
ASIDE: THIS BLOG WAS AMONG THE VERY FIRST TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE MEDIA BLACKOUT OF THE GOSNELL TRIAL (AND DID SO BY LINKING TO A GOOGLE NEWS-SEARCH OF GOSNELL WHICH TURNED UP TWO OR THREE CITATIONS AT THE TIME).