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Response to uhnope (Reply #8)

Tue Aug 23, 2016, 03:33 PM

9. I have my doubts about this reporter being cozy with child killers

Any good journalist has to embed him or herself with dangerous elements in order to get the story. That takes courage. It takes a bit of pretending to not take issue with them and get along in order to get the story. It is a huge stretch to think that this reporter is actually sympathetic to child-beheaders.

BUT...the story does raise a point, that you'd never ever hear in North American mainstream news, about how each side uses children's misfortunes for their own benifit and censors the same type of tragedy if their side did the crime. And ironicaly your solution is even MORE censorship.

Its not that difficult to refute obvious pro-Putin stories on RT, which do happen, with a bit of Googling. But censoring stories, no matter if they give us a different perspective and something to think about, just because of the messenger, or vehicle of the messenger, is regressive and self-defeating.

BTW is Thom Hartmann ok now that he has left the shackles of RT? Or is he still working for Putin and forever stained?

edit: I see Hartmann is still putting out shows with RT, even though he also does have his own independent radio show. So..I'd assume you think he's still brainwashed and working for the world domination of comrade Putin.

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