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The Anonymous Sources Of Washington
Post And CNN Fake News

Frontpage Magazine, by Daniel Greenfield

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Posted By:steveW, 5/18/2017 2:06:50 AM

Media fake news is everywhere. No, the new health care bill does not treat rape as a pre-existing condition and Republicans did not celebrate its passage with beer. The latest media outrage is driven by a Washington Post story about intelligence disclosures based on claims by anonymous sources. The Post’s big hit pieces are mainly based on anonymous sources. Its latest hit piece runs a quote from, “a former senior U.S. official who is close to current administration officials.” That’s an anonymous source quoting hearsay from other anonymous sources. This isn’t journalism. It’s a joke. Last week, the Washington Post

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The enemies of the American people aren´t even trying to hide it anymore.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/18/2017 2:26:57 AM     (No. 11256786)

Both the WaPo and CNN are owned by libtard billionaires who will spend any amount of money to get a communist with flexibility back in office.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Standlow, 5/18/2017 7:01:35 AM     (No. 11256865)

It is always compelling reading when Daniel Greenfield turns his pen to a subject. He impales the fake news with this one.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 5/18/2017 7:10:57 AM     (No. 11256871)

See my comment in the Must Read containing the Washington times editorial.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mizzmac, 5/18/2017 7:43:05 AM     (No. 11256905)

Doubtless 99% of the media are liberal, left, or far left--but that´s not all of the story. Newspapers are DYING. Even online. Anyone younger than a baby boomer gets their news from a newsfeed, and then only clicks if the picture is interesting or the headline outrageous. Journalism has been reduced to sensationalism, political propaganda and click bait. And because this afternoon´s sensational propaganda is stale by mid-evening, more must be ginned up to feed the public´s ADD-short attention span. People don´t know how to think for themselves any longer. For that we can thank the demise of the family, the welfare system, and a politicized, nationalized, value-less education system--all gifts from our federal government.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: gone2pot, 5/18/2017 8:12:07 AM     (No. 11256948)

What 4 said.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sailannapolis, 5/18/2017 8:14:50 AM     (No. 11256957)

TMZ has more credibility than the the current print and news channels.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: trapper, 5/18/2017 9:00:51 AM     (No. 11257029)

Personally, I won´t go to the NYT or WaPo web site stories, or buy either one of them on the stand, until they try to kick their credibility up a notch by publishing stories about Bigfoot, alien abductions, and secret JFK assassins.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: EQKimball, 5/18/2017 9:31:02 AM     (No. 11257064)

Maybe the leaker isn´t a person. Maybe it is a well-disguised gift left behind at by the former occupant. I recall no leaks when POTUS has met with the Chinese or conducted top personnel interviews at Mar-a-Lago.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Harlowe, 5/18/2017 11:10:45 AM     (No. 11257210)

As Dick Morris pointed out in a column published yesterday, President Trump is being tried by a form of a kangaroo court—no names, no evidence, just innuendo by today’s unscrupulous so-called journalists. A trusted friend and journalist rightfully states that the media today are corrupt—they abuse their press access, turning it against President Trump by twisting his words shamefully. Press conferences did not exist until FDR’s presidency so Newt Gingrich may be wise in suggesting closure of the White House press briefing room.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Harlowe, 5/18/2017 11:10:52 AM     (No. 11257212)

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The msm are playing with fire because sane people no longer put any credence in their opinions—they cry wolf too often. Should there come a day when there is an honest-to-goodness crisis that should be heeded by the public, and the public dismisses yet another sensational “story,” and people suffer for it, the msm will own the disaster.

RushLimbaugh proffered two days ago, daily, a so-called major event involving President Trump breaks at 5:30PM so the msm television anchors can begin their evening broadcasts with yet another “breaking news” story. Contrived,malicious,unconscionable,despicable barely begin to describe the Left’s behavior/agenda.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveW, 5/18/2017 12:52:50 PM     (No. 11257305)

The "drama" supposedly surrounding the Trump presidency is solely the deceitful work of the deceitful Enemedia. The Enemedia deserve nothing less than a life sentence, without parole.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone, 5/18/2017 12:54:43 PM     (No. 11257312)

Even Fox News is putting out fake news adverse to President Trump,with Sandra Smith stating this morning that Donald Trump tweeted that he was against Robert Muller being appointed as Special Counsel. I don´t believe that was a true statement as what Trump said was that he believed that the Special Counsel investigation would be a witch hunt as he had nothing to do with the Russians, and that his tweeting never mentioned him being against Robert Mueller´s appointment.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/18/2017 1:52:38 PM     (No. 11257397)

´Anonymous´ is a Hacker group...I wonder if that is where the WaPOO and NY Slimes are getting their ´stories´ from

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/18/2017 1:55:06 PM     (No. 11257400)

#8 has a great point, I think Obie and his Thugs bugged the entire white house.

Standard bugs transmit through the air and are easy to find...however if the microphones are ´wired´ with shielded cable they would be almost impossible to find!

Trump, debug the entire building, you will find some UGLY surprises!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chiritwo, 5/18/2017 10:36:17 PM     (No. 11257986)

Anonymous "news" or information should NEVER be believed. Everyone has a right to question their accuser. It´s too bad this forgotten with Nixon. I do firmly believe there was no "deep throat". That´s a cowards way of doing things.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Newtsche, 5/18/2017 11:22:37 PM     (No. 11258015)

All well and good but the old media still control the national dialog. Rachel Ferchrissake Maddow is dominating evening cable news ratings. Holy schnikes.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Omen, 5/18/2017 11:27:28 PM     (No. 11258021)

Joseph Goebbels was a piker compared to dem.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: chicodon, 5/18/2017 11:58:11 PM     (No. 11258048)

I will say this again. If you attempt to kill the King you better succeed. Trump´s enemies have now shown themselves. They better hope he falls. If not...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: dvc, 5/19/2017 1:32:09 AM     (No. 11258082)

"Anonymous source" = "I made it up".

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 5/19/2017 6:34:01 AM     (No. 11258144)

Yank some licenses...that´ll get their attention

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