It is now news in Australia that new evidence has turned up that California congressman Sonny Bono was murdered and did not die in a skiing accident as we have been told.
Although he was an American whose job was to represent Americans, as far as the mainstream United States press is concerned, this news is unworthy of the attention of the people of the United States.
This is the same American press, of course, that has never breathed the slightest hint of suspicion that there might have been foul play involved when the experienced skier Bono was reported to have slammed into a tree at the Heavenly Ski resort in Nevada on January 5, 1998.
There were no witnesses, the autopsy report was not released to the public, and Bono had shown himself to be something of a thorn in the side of official Washington, which is probably all the more reason for the lapdogs who call themselves journalists to have dummied up.
For Americans, the new revelations can be found buried away and ignored by "respectable people" in the U.