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Tue May 4, 2021, 02:15 PM

Josh Hawley Claims Media Trying To Silence Him -- During Event Hosted By Media Outlet [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

Josh Hawley is convinced that media organizations are out to get him, trying to take away his voice as a powerless, everyday Republican senator from Missouri.

On Tuesday morning, Hawley’s latest grievance was directed at The Washington Post ― the outlet that was giving him a prominent platform to promote his new book.
“Don’t try to censor, cancel and silence me here,” Hawley said.
“Senator, we’re hosting you here,” technology policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski replied.

Republicans have made railing against “cancel culture” a significant part of their platform on social issues, claiming that society at large is hostile to their ideas and trying to banish them simply because they’re conservative. They believe that they are the real victims.
They often make these claims that they are being silenced from their prominent positions in government, at think tanks, in academia and in the media.

Indeed, on Tuesday, one of the nation’s most prominent newspapers gave Hawley ― a man who cheered on the mob that attacked that U.S. Capitol ― 30 minutes to promote his new book on taking on Big Tech and to share his ideas about political issues.

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/josh-hawley-washington-post_n_60916f62e4b09cce6c236eee

The sad thing is that 70% of all registered Republicans now buy this sort of bullshit.

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