Roy Moore Allegations

Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

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Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

When the story broke an hour ago that Roy Moore was being accused by mul­ti­ple women of inap­pro­pri­ate sex­ual behav­ior when they were under­age teens, I thought, “uh oh.” Then, I saw the source: Wash­ing­ton Post. A short wave of relief came over me before the real dread of our cur­rent sit­u­a­tion took hold.

I don’t trust the Wash­ing­ton Post. They are among the worst jour­nal­is­tic preda­tors in the coun­try in that they claim to be the bea­con of truth while con­stantly spin­ning facts to match their lib­er­ally approved nar­ra­tives. They adamantly protest accu­sa­tions of being biased while demon­strat­ing pure and unadul­ter­ated bias with every polit­i­cal story they post. What’s worse is that they have, for sev­eral years now, allowed their “news” sto­ries to be edi­to­ri­al­ized. They are a pro­pa­ganda machine. They should not be trusted.

That’s the prob­lem. I have no idea whether or not Roy Moore did what they claim. As Bre­it­bart points out, it’s con­spic­u­ous that the story broke shortly after the paper endorsed his oppo­nent. That SHOULD shine a light of skep­ti­cism on the story alto­gether, but it won’t. Most Amer­i­cans, even the ones who acknowl­edge there’s plenty of fake news out there, will­fully stick their heads in the sand when it comes to the “respected” pub­li­ca­tions of old like WaPo, USA Today, and the New York Times.

I’m not against edi­to­ri­al­iz­ing. I’m doing it right now. What con­cerns me is the intel­lec­tual dis­hon­esty and bla­tant manip­u­la­tion these news out­lets embrace. They are not unbi­ased. I’m biased and read­ily admit it. Most if not all writ­ers on this pub­li­ca­tions are equally biased and in no way attempt to hide that fact from our read­ers. WaPo does. Their façade of jour­nal­is­tic integrity means that sto­ries like the Roy Moore block­buster will do major dam­age whether it’s true or not. In gen­eral, Amer­i­cans do not put on the glasses of skep­ti­cism when WaPo pub­lishes something.

The left won’t believe Red­State or Daily Caller. The right won’t believe Slate or Salon. Both are work­able dynam­ics because there’s no illu­sion attempted by these pub­li­ca­tions. They’re biased and proud of it. WaPo per­pet­u­ates an illu­sion if jour­nal­is­tic integrity. By doing so, they have far too much power in wield­ing the “truth” even if it’s spun in the direc­tion they want.

These reports are so old that there’s very lit­tle chance they can be proven. Unfor­tu­nately, there’s also very lit­tle chance they can be prop­erly refuted. That’s the power of the “unbi­ased” main­stream media. They can cast shad­ows of doubt in any direc­tion they choose based upon their bias. They can choose to print alle­ga­tions about Moore. They can choose to ignore alle­ga­tions about Barack Obama. When a major media out­let is biased while claim­ing oth­er­wise, we’re left with decid­ing which truth to believe.

Update DTG: Steve Ban­non in a speech in NH and Corey Lewandowski in an exclu­sive DTG inter­view weigh in plus Insta­lanche Thanks Ed


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When the story broke an hour ago that Roy Moore was being accused by multiple women of inappropriate sexual behavior when they were underage teens, I thought, “uh oh.” Then, I saw the source: Washington Post. A short wave of relief came over me before the real dread of our current situation took hold.

I don’t trust the Washington Post. They are among the worst journalistic predators in the country in that they claim to be the beacon of truth while constantly spinning facts to match their liberally approved narratives. They adamantly protest accusations of being biased while demonstrating pure and unadulterated bias with every political story they post. What’s worse is that they have, for several years now, allowed their “news” stories to be editorialized. They are a propaganda machine. They should not be trusted.

That’s the problem. I have no idea whether or not Roy Moore did what they claim. As Breitbart points out, it’s conspicuous that the story broke shortly after the paper endorsed his opponent. That SHOULD shine a light of skepticism on the story altogether, but it won’t. Most Americans, even the ones who acknowledge there’s plenty of fake news out there, willfully stick their heads in the sand when it comes to the “respected” publications of old like WaPo, USA Today, and the New York Times.

I’m not against editorializing. I’m doing it right now. What concerns me is the intellectual dishonesty and blatant manipulation these news outlets embrace. They are not unbiased. I’m biased and readily admit it. Most if not all writers on this publications are equally biased and in no way attempt to hide that fact from our readers. WaPo does. Their facade of journalistic integrity means that stories like the Roy Moore blockbuster will do major damage whether it’s true or not. In general, Americans do not put on the glasses of skepticism when WaPo publishes something.

The left won’t believe RedState or Daily Caller. The right won’t believe Slate or Salon. Both are workable dynamics because there’s no illusion attempted by these publications. They’re biased and proud of it. WaPo perpetuates an illusion if journalistic integrity. By doing so, they have far too much power in wielding the “truth” even if it’s spun in the direction they want.

These reports are so old that there’s very little chance they can be proven. Unfortunately, there’s also very little chance they can be properly refuted. That’s the power of the “unbiased” mainstream media. They can cast shadows of doubt in any direction they choose based upon their bias. They can choose to print allegations about Moore. They can choose to ignore allegations about Barack Obama. When a major media outlet is biased while claiming otherwise, we’re left with deciding which truth to believe.

Update DTG: Steve Bannon in a speech in NH and Corey Lewandowski in an exclusive DTG interview weigh in plus Instalanche Thanks Ed


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