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All the News That's Fit to Print?

Posted on the 19 October 2019 by Doggone
Or "The US media is as liberal as the large corporations that own them."
Part of propaganda is to stir up the emotions.
And no country does it better than the good old USA!
Unfortunately, my reaction when I saw all the gushing on about the Kurds was to think: "When the fuck has the US ever really cared about the Kurds?"
That wasn't the response that the US Media was hoping to elicit from me. I was supposed to be upset about what was going on in Syria.
Well, in another way than it is a mistake that has come back to bite the US in the ass.
Trump talks about fake news, which the US Main Stream Media likes to pretend it isn't. But there is a definite bias there.

FAIR.org has a fantastic piece on how most of the reporting on the situation in Syria misrepresents the facts.
You might want to compare NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's comments to Erdogan to Trump's letter.
Not sure what to say about Trump's handling of the situation, but I will say he is the perfect distraction for what is really going on right now. It's really easy to blame Trump for a situation which should never been allowed to have happen.

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