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No functioning democracy would be complete without a free press. But that press must always be an outsider, never an insider. Some are fond of saying that the job of the press is to comfort the afflicted while afflicting the comfortable.

 

Every US president has had issues with the press and most accused it of being unfair or biased. But now the afflicted-comfortable are insiders in the press that have either forgotten the rules or have just decided to break them. They are playing a dangerous game as they resort to mob warfare against a president. Journalistic hypocrisy is never a good strategy particularly when it’s from a bandwagon that insults the intelligence of readers as the gang editorials of Aug. 16 clearly did.

 

Most newspapers make an effort to be balanced and will print opposing views but there is no evidence that these publications ever joined in a national group effort to hold President Obama accountable for his shabby treatment of journalists and rabid attacks on the freedom of the press. There’s too much available sourcing out there so these rioting editorial staffs can run but they cannot hide.

 

A quick trip to Breitbart reveals that Obama wire tapped James Rosen, a correspondent for Fox News and seized the phone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press. Obama would go months without holding press conferences and when he did he used them for launching into long-winded talking points while he belittled and impugned the motives of reporters who asked tough questions.

 

Sharyl Attkinson, a former reporter for CBS made the mistake of aggressively questioning the debacles of Fast and Furious and Benghazi which got her investigated by the DOJ while her computer was hacked. Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General, signed off on a warrant for James Rosen’s emails. Rosen was just doing his job as a reporter.

These are just a few examples. Do these papers believe their readers have forgotten Obama’s transgressions against a free press? Do these editorial staffs not realize they are hurling stones from a glass house?

 

A free press is for everyone and everyone is fair game. It is not just for those who live in a self-righteous insider’s ivory tower. Once the press comes in from the cold it is no longer free; it is owned by the masters it should be keeping honest.

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we need to get rid of all the news corporations....and not allow them to be incorporated for starters.....if bias is shown they should be fined....and they should not be allowed to attack enumerated rights in this country

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20 minutes ago, ray9 said:

No functioning democracy would be complete without a free press. But that press must always be an outsider, never an insider. Some are fond of saying that the job of the press is to comfort the afflicted while afflicting the comfortable.

 

Every US president has had issues with the press and most accused it of being unfair or biased. But now the afflicted-comfortable are insiders in the press that have either forgotten the rules or have just decided to break them. They are playing a dangerous game as they resort to mob warfare against a president. Journalistic hypocrisy is never a good strategy particularly when it’s from a bandwagon that insults the intelligence of readers as the gang editorials of Aug. 16 clearly did.

 

Most newspapers make an effort to be balanced and will print opposing views but there is no evidence that these publications ever joined in a national group effort to hold President Obama accountable for his shabby treatment of journalists and rabid attacks on the freedom of the press. There’s too much available sourcing out there so these rioting editorial staffs can run but they cannot hide.

 

A quick trip to Breitbart reveals that Obama wire tapped James Rosen, a correspondent for Fox News and seized the phone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press. Obama would go months without holding press conferences and when he did he used them for launching into long-winded talking points while he belittled and impugned the motives of reporters who asked tough questions.

 

Sharyl Attkinson, a former reporter for CBS made the mistake of aggressively questioning the debacles of Fast and Furious and Benghazi which got her investigated by the DOJ while her computer was hacked. Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General, signed off on a warrant for James Rosen’s emails. Rosen was just doing his job as a reporter.

These are just a few examples. Do these papers believe their readers have forgotten Obama’s transgressions against a free press? Do these editorial staffs not realize they are hurling stones from a glass house?

 

A free press is for everyone and everyone is fair game. It is not just for those who live in a self-righteous insider’s ivory tower. Once the press comes in from the cold it is no longer free; it is owned by the masters it should be keeping honest.

party politics as usual. Pick a pack of deniers and control, the flow of information within your organized social structure creating new truths historically..

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8 minutes ago, dontlooknow said:

So you would have the government fine them. Lol that is the craziest thing I've ever heard. 

no it aint...you just a second ago advocated the government denying a cake baker his first amendment rights....the press needs their rights denied....they have brain washed you into thinking that every other right is able to be fined...and jailed...and sued over....so fu ck you

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49 minutes ago, ray9 said:

No functioning democracy would be complete without a free press. But that press must always be an outsider, never an insider. Some are fond of saying that the job of the press is to comfort the afflicted while afflicting the comfortable.

 

Every US president has had issues with the press and most accused it of being unfair or biased. But now the afflicted-comfortable are insiders in the press that have either forgotten the rules or have just decided to break them. They are playing a dangerous game as they resort to mob warfare against a president. Journalistic hypocrisy is never a good strategy particularly when it’s from a bandwagon that insults the intelligence of readers as the gang editorials of Aug. 16 clearly did.

 

Most newspapers make an effort to be balanced and will print opposing views but there is no evidence that these publications ever joined in a national group effort to hold President Obama accountable for his shabby treatment of journalists and rabid attacks on the freedom of the press. There’s too much available sourcing out there so these rioting editorial staffs can run but they cannot hide.

 

A quick trip to Breitbart reveals that Obama wire tapped James Rosen, a correspondent for Fox News and seized the phone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press. Obama would go months without holding press conferences and when he did he used them for launching into long-winded talking points while he belittled and impugned the motives of reporters who asked tough questions.

 

Sharyl Attkinson, a former reporter for CBS made the mistake of aggressively questioning the debacles of Fast and Furious and Benghazi which got her investigated by the DOJ while her computer was hacked. Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General, signed off on a warrant for James Rosen’s emails. Rosen was just doing his job as a reporter.

These are just a few examples. Do these papers believe their readers have forgotten Obama’s transgressions against a free press? Do these editorial staffs not realize they are hurling stones from a glass house?

 

A free press is for everyone and everyone is fair game. It is not just for those who live in a self-righteous insider’s ivory tower. Once the press comes in from the cold it is no longer free; it is owned by the masters it should be keeping honest.

There's very little real journalism on the left.

 

They are coordinating against the repubs and give the dems a pass...this is very dangerous.

 

 

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Just now, personreal said:

There's very little real journalism on the left.

 

They are coordinating against the repubs and give the dems a pass...this is very dangerous.

 

 

that sh it should be considered campaign contributions as well.....

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4 minutes ago, bigsky said:

that sh it should be considered campaign contributions as well.....

Hillary spent twice what Trump spent...she had over 90% of the media on her side...her and the dems colluded with Russia...and she still lost.  :)

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39 minutes ago, bigsky said:

we need to get rid of all the news corporations....and not allow them to be incorporated for starters.....if bias is shown they should be fined....and they should not be allowed to attack enumerated rights in this country

The press is an enumerated right in this country numbnuts.

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1 hour ago, skews13 said:

The press is an enumerated right in this country numbnuts.

no sh it.....their cannibalism of the other enumerated and then bitching about the infringement on their rights is kinda fu cking stupid aint it? WELL AINT IT NUMB NUTS?

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