In the previous blog I wrote about John Kass, the Chicago Tribune columnist who is now under heavy attack for his July 22nd column, which talked about lawlessness in major cities around the United States and the impact george soros-backed prosecutors have had on that lawlessness.
Mr. Kass has written a column addressing this situation, which was published on July 29th.
Here are key excerpts – which, I very much hope, will get you to use the above link and read every word:
The angry left-handed broom of America’s cultural revolution uses fear to sweep through our civic, corporate and personal life.
It brings with it attempted intimidation, shame and the usual demands for ceremonies of public groveling.
It is happening in newsrooms in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles. And now it’s coming for me, in an attempt to shame me into silence.
Here’s what happened:
Last week, with violence spiking around the country, I wrote a column on the growing sense of lawlessness in America’s urban areas.
In response, the Tribune newspaper union, the Chicago Tribune Guild, which I have repeatedly and politely declined to join, wrote an open letter to management defaming me, by falsely accusing me of religious bigotry and fomenting conspiracy theories.
Newspaper management has decided not to engage publicly with the union. So I will.
As recently as February, the Sun Times pointed out roughly $2 million in Soros money flowing to Foxx in her primary election effort against more law-and-order candidates.
In August 2016, Politico outlined Soros’ money supporting local DA races and included the view from opponents and skeptics that if successful, these candidates would make communities “less safe.”
From the Wall Street Journal in November 2016: “Mr. Soros, a major backer of liberal causes, has contributed at least $3.8 million to political action committees supporting candidates for district attorney in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin, according to campaign filings.”
The Huffington Post in May 2018 wrote about contributions from Soros and Super PACs to local prosecutor candidates who were less law-and-order than their opponents.
So, it seems that the general attitude in journalism is that super PACs and dark money are bad, unless of course, they’re operated by wealthy billionaires of the left. Then they’re praised and courted.
Do you see the issue? Do you see the problem?
I hope so, because it is an issue and a problem I have been writing about for years; the now-institutionalized leftward politicization of mainstream media.
I could write more, but I doubt anything I put up would be more meaningful than Mr. Kass’s commentary. So I urge you in strongest terms to use the link provided above and read it all. Every word.
Most countries in this world do not have a free press. The United States is one of the minority that does. How lamentable to see what it has degenerated into.