Tuesday, March 21, 2017

NYT Editors Lied Suggesting Sabotage Undermined Hillary's Campaign

NYT Editors Lied Suggesting Sabotage Undermined Hillary’s Campaign

by Stephen Lendman

The Big Lie persists. The Times is a lying machine - along with other media scoundrels refusing to accept Trump’s triumph last November.

Plenty about his agenda warrants criticism. Claiming electoral theft is over-the-top sour grapes. He won. She lost. That should have been the end of it.

Not in a nation where democracy is more fantasy than real, where Trump haters bash him for the wrong reasons.

In an editorial deplorably headlined “Comey’s Haunting News on Trump and Russia,” Times editors barely stopped short claiming Trump campaign collusion with Russia to “sabotage Hillary Clinton’s (electoral) chances” - citing a nonexistent “growing body of circumstantial evidence…”

They want “criminal prosecutions,” despite no evidence of criminality, no evidence of Russia US election hacking, nothing suggesting the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow to “sabotage” Hillary.

Accusations and allegations related to these issues are fabricated. Claims without evidence are groundless. Legitimate tribunals wouldn’t touch these type cases.

Times editors blasted Trump for calling allegations of collusion “fake news.” He’s right! 

They criticized his legitimate right to say the FBI should focus on investigating classified information leaks.

They’re released to undermine him, wanting him delegitimized and ousted from office. It’s a serious issue requiring investigation, holding responsible individuals accountable for criminal actions.

Times editors: Trump’s “brazen warning shots” about wanting unacceptable leaks investigated “do enormous damage to public confidence in the” FBI.

What utter rubbish! Times editors find new ways to disgrace themselves, using journalism as a misinformation tool - what Trump and many others call “fake news.”

Times editors want a special prosecutor appointed to investigate nonexistent collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

Nothing out-of-the-ordinary or improper went on. US government and business officials interact with their counterparts in Russia and elsewhere frequently.

These are commonplace regular activities, unrelated to law-breaking. 

Despite no evidence proving it, Times editors accused Russia of interfering in America’s election to help Trump defeat Hillary - a clear example of despicable fake news by a broadsheet featuring it regularly.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 


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