I’m Blocking USA Today for One Month till Instapundit’s suspension is done

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I'm Blocking USA Today for One Month till Instapundit's suspension is done

Politico reports that USA today has decided to go SJW:


USA Today has sus­pended the col­umn of a con­ser­v­a­tive com­men­ta­tor for one month after he called for dri­vers to “run … down” demon­stra­tors protest­ing police shoot­ings in Char­lotte, North Car­olina Wednes­day night.
USA TODAY expects its colum­nists to pro­vide thought­ful, rea­soned con­tri­bu­tions to the national con­ver­sa­tion, on all plat­forms,” Bill Stern­berg, the edi­to­r­ial page edi­tor of USA Today, said in a state­ment to POLITICO. “Glenn Reynolds’ Run them down’ tweet, in response to a news report about pro­test­ers in Char­lotte stop­ping traf­fic and sur­round­ing vehi­cles, was a vio­la­tion of that stan­dard and can be inter­preted as an incite­ment to vio­lence. Reynolds, a law pro­fes­sor at the Uni­ver­sity of Ten­nessee who writes twice a week for USA TODAY, has apol­o­gized. His col­umn has been sus­pended for one month.”

I’m sure they see noth­ing odd about sus­pend­ing a con­ser­v­a­tive colum­nist dur­ing the final month of a pres­i­den­tial cam­paign but it’s USA today’s news­pa­per and they have the right to do as they see fit.

By that same token so do I and so do you.

For myself I am sus­pend­ing USA today for one month until the return of Glenn Reynolds to the paper. I’ve blocked the on twit­ter for the dura­tion of Glenn’s sus­pen­sion, but on the off chance a link else­where leads to USA today with­out my knowl­edge I’ve installed the chrome exten­sion Web Blocker and done this:

usa-today

Given the great vari­ety of news sources out there I’m sure I can do with­out them USA Today for a month or maybe even more and I’m cer­tainly sure they and their adver­tis­ers are delighted to do with­out tens of thou­sands of deplorables like me who read his col­umn every week.

If you want to join me in block­ing USA today how to do it is here.


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Politico reports that USA today has decided to go SJW:


USA Today has suspended the column of a conservative commentator for one month after he called for drivers to “run … down” demonstrators protesting police shootings in Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday night.
“USA TODAY expects its columnists to provide thoughtful, reasoned contributions to the national conversation, on all platforms,” Bill Sternberg, the editorial page editor of USA Today, said in a statement to POLITICO. “Glenn Reynolds’ Run them down’ tweet, in response to a news report about protesters in Charlotte stopping traffic and surrounding vehicles, was a violation of that standard and can be interpreted as an incitement to violence. Reynolds, a law professor at the University of Tennessee who writes twice a week for USA TODAY, has apologized. His column has been suspended for one month.”

I’m sure they see nothing odd about suspending a conservative columnist during the final month of a presidential campaign but it’s USA today’s newspaper and they have the right to do as they see fit.

By that same token so do I and so do you.

For myself I am suspending USA today for one month until the return of Glenn Reynolds to the paper. I’ve blocked the on twitter for the duration of Glenn’s suspension, but on the off chance a link elsewhere leads to USA today without my knowledge I’ve installed the chrome extension Web Blocker and done this:

usa-today

Given the great variety of news sources out there I’m sure I can do without them USA Today for a month or maybe even more and I’m certainly sure they and their advertisers are delighted to do without tens of thousands of deplorables like me who read his column every week.

If you want to join me in blocking USA today how to do it is here.


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