NBC Ignores Rick Perry Sending National Guard to Border

On Monday, July 21, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced he was deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border to help deal with the ongoing crisis where thousands of illegal immigrants of flooded into the United States from Central America. Despite Governor Perry’s decision, on Monday night the NBC Nightly News ignored the story altogether whereas CBS and ABC’s evening news broadcasts gave the Perry decision full coverage. Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters.