It is pitiful to turn on my local news and watch once respected local journalists take a verbal dive demanded by their new employers, in order to keep their jobs. Here is a picture of two of the people on my local news as they read out the following statement to the entire CNY market, because they had to.
“The sharing of biased and false news has become all too common on social media, more alarming, national media outlets are publishing these same fake stories without checking facts first. Unfortunately, some members of the national media are using their platforms to push their own personal bias and agenda to control ‘exactly what people think’ … This is extremely dangerous to our democracy.”
This is so typical of the GOP and now Trump to accuse everyone else of what they are doing, pointing a finger, but away from themselves. “We’re not doing that, you’re the ones doing that.”
This was on the Joy Reid show on Easter Sunday morning:
Thank you theconcourse.deadspin.com for catching this all on video.
This is bad, very bad.