Posts Tagged ‘opposition research’

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US media, at least those fed content from deep state sources like CIA and NSA, has collapsed in a smoldering heap. This is a great summation of how Russiagate never really had any verification…

More often, when explosive #Russiagate headlines go sideways, the original outlets simply ignore the new development, leaving the “retraction” process to conservative outlets that don’t reach the original audiences.

This is a major structural flaw of the new fully-divided media landscape in which Republican media covers Democratic corruption and Democratic media covers Republican corruption. If neither “side” feels the need to disclose its own errors and inconsistencies, mistakes accumulate quickly.

 

It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD

 

We’re at that next devolution: first and wrong. The Russiagate era has so degraded journalism that even once “reputable” outlets are now only about as right as politicians, which is to say barely ever, and then only by accident.

 

This section on DAVID CORN is kind of priceless:

In the program, however, the subject of getting facts right came up and Corn said this was not a time for reporters to be picking nits:

So Democrats getting overeager, overenthusiastic, stating things that may not be [unintelligible] true…? Well, tell me a political issue where that doesn’t happen. I think that’s looking at the wrong end of the telescope.

I wrote him later and suggested that since we’re in the press, and not really about anything except avoiding “things that may not be true,” maybe we had different responsibilities than “Democrats”? He wrote back:

Feel free to police the Trump opposition. But on the list of shit that needs to be covered these days, that’s just not high on my personal list.

 

#FireDavidCorn
#FireMaddow

 

ps

 

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Remember the “Pee Dossier?”

Exactly what Clinton has been claiming Trump did–she did. Clinton and DNC funded the “dossier” to smear Trump and “colluded” with Russian government officials to get information.

This is the “Treason” accusation leveled at Trump for 2 years!

 

PS.

NSA’s William Binney: Russiagate a hoax; “Moderate confidence” means they have nothing.