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Response to MarcA (Reply #57)

Thu Aug 15, 2019, 08:46 AM

71. "Knows which way the wind blows...""

 

You are aware that you are talking about the editor that took on the Boston Catholic Archdiocese when everyone told him that they ran Boston and that he would lose his job....

I guess not.

But why do you think that Marty Baron would lie about the independence of his newsroom? Why should I believe Senator Sanders knows more about it than he does? Especially since Bernie has a MAJOR bone to pick with WaPo for having the GALL to report on his campaign staff labor dispute - the campaign that made a HUGE deal about being the FIRST POTUS campaign EVER to have a UNIONIZED staff.

Was the press just supposed to ignore that union staff for the rest of the campaign? Perhaps quash the story when the staffers came to them? Wouldn't that be the opposite of what journalists are supposed to do - hold candidates' feet to the fire about their promises?

Maybe you can tell us why Senator Sanders statements indicate that he feels he is exempt from same press scrutiny given other candidates.
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primary today, I would vote for:
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