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For they are shameful, repulsive statements

Jan 18th, 2018 11:12 am | By

Republican Senator Jeff Flake, who is forthright about his low opinion of Trump but still backs him in his actions because Republican, gave a speech yesterday about Trump’s war on journalism and thus on truth. I’m interested in truth and in journalism and in the relationship between the two.

Speaking of which, it’s ironic and semi-funny and tragic that the chief takeaway, that apparently all news sources are echoing, is that Flake compared Trump to Stalin. The Post itself says it three times before we even get to the body of the speech – in the headline, in the caption to the photo, and in the link in the right margin. Imagine my surprise to find that it’s not Read the rest