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Holding The Powerful Accountable

 

October 11, 2018



American politicians have often criticized the press. Usually politicians criticize those journalists, newspapers or TV stations that point out the formers’ hypocrisy, incompetence, corruption, deceitfulness or other unworthy traits.

As Thomas Jefferson said, “the freedom of the press…is, therefore, shut up by those who fear the investigations of their actions.”

Based on Jefferson’s astute observation, it should be no surprise that in February of 2017, President Trump tweeted “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @CNN, @NBCNews and many more) is not my enemy, it is the enemy...



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