Communist News Network | Victor Takacs
The “Communist News Network” is how many conservatives describe CNN because of their blatant disrespect for the American people by embracing Fake News, known more familiarly as propaganda in communist nations. More recently CNN has begun reporting the propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party.
CNN overhauled a story on its website Wednesday after being widely accused of publishing “Chinese propaganda” in a report that originally cited a media outlet controlled by the Chinese government, but the change has been labeled by some as “disingenuous.”
On Monday, CNN.com ran an article about China People’s Liberation Army (PLA) supposedly having a foothold in the spread of the coronavirus in a branch of its military. CNN’s original headline was, “China’s PLA Navy is controlling coronavirus and aircraft carrier’s deployment proves it, report says.”
The story was widely criticized and sparked an outrage on social media with everyone from Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Sen. Josh Hawley to members of the mainstream media condemning the article.
CNN changed a story on its website Wednesday after being widely accused of originally publishing “Chinese propaganda.”
“I’m horrified that CNN published this. Its literally a Chinese propaganda story,” Washington Post columnist Isaac Stone Fish reacted.
Following the intense backlash, CNN changed the headline and edited the story to make it appear somewhat skeptical of China’s claims. The new headline is: “Chinese state media claims country’s navy is not affected by coronavirus.”
The original version of the story, written by CNN’s Brad Lendon, praised the Chinese military’s response to coronavirus while noting that multiple U.S. Navy aircraft carriers have reported cases of coronavirus.
“A Chinese naval flotilla headed into the Pacific over the weekend, evidence that the People’s Liberation Army Navy has done a much better job controlling coronavirus than the US Navy, according to a story posted on the PLA’s English-language website,” the original article, which can still be seen via the Internet Archive Wayback Machine, began.
The CNN article’s new lead — and much of the entire article — are quite different.
“The coronavirus outbreak, which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, has spread to more than 180 countries and sickened close to 2 million people, including more than 80,000 in China. Yet according to the Chinese government, not a single serving member of the country’s military has been infected,” the updated version of the article begins.
CNN’s article now includes this editor’s note: “This story has been updated to include Pentagon reaction and recent developments in the Western Pacific.” But many didn’t buy the explanation.
Update: CNN improved the story, with the disingenuous editor’s note — “This story has been updated to include Pentagon reaction and recent developments in the Western Pacific.” What they meant to say is “This story has been updated to not take Chinese propaganda at face value”
“Update: CNN improved the story, with the disingenuous editor’s note – ‘This story has been updated to include Pentagon reaction and recent developments in the Western Pacific.’ What they meant to say is ‘This story has been updated to not take Chinese propaganda at face value,’” Fish, who was “horrified” by the first version, tweeted.
CNN did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Brian Flood covers the media for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter at @briansflood.
One Sentence that Explains Donald Trump and the Russia Investigation
by Chris Cilliza
The New York Times published a 4,536-word opus on President Donald Trump’s two-year-long (and running!) attempt to thwart the multiple investigations into his 2016 presidential campaign and its ties to Russia.The entire thing is worth reading. It’s chock-a-block with news — like that Trump reportedly asked acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to install an ally to oversee the Southern District of New York investigation into Michael Cohen!! — and insights into the world (and White House) of Donald Trump.
But amid all those words, one sentence in the piece stood out to me as deeply important when it comes to thinking about Trump, the investigation and what special counsel Robert Mueller knows.
Here’s the sentence…
Rebuttal & Analysis of CNN Article: Covington Catholic to Jussie Smollett
by Victor Takacs
CNN has an abundant amount of disrespect for the American people. Let me explain exactly why that is. In order to properly do so, I ask that you please suspend all disbelief, much the same way CNN viewers do on a daily basis. Let’s go on a journey. Please come along. As we make our way into Lib Land, notice the utter bullshit you pass through; visions of travesty, grown men acting like children when they’re suppose to be adult journalists, and good people having their names smeared and their reputations destroyed. From the students of Covington Catholic to Jussie Smollett and his disgraceful hoax, you are clearly viewing injustices that have the appearance of benefiting one side of the political aisle as opposed to the other.
On our journey you see injustice in the distance and you feel inadequate, because there is nothing you can do to stop it. At the first fork in the road you watch with horror as high school students are slandered by a group of racists who are bellowing out the most vile prejudicial and discriminatory words and phrases you have ever heard in your life. Vilified because of their faith and the outward support they show for their leader, they are incessantly trashed by these immoral creeps and sycophants. As you push on you eventually come across a young man being beat up only to raise himself up off the ground to laugh and then subsequently pay his offenders a sum of money. None of this makes much sense. One thing you do notice with both incidents is the fact that some of these people are wearing some unique red hats.
At the conclusion of your journey you’re able to meet this leader, but it’s difficult and almost dangerous to enter the building that houses him. Thousands of people are gathered and those with the loudest voices are yelling the most hateful things about him. It’s such a sick scene, and you know it is, because you know reality. You understand the difference between right and wrong. The loud and extremely upset people are actually able to convince some of the others that the things they are saying about this leader are true. It’s hard to blame them for believing, and it’s easy to understand why they start to believe. You see, the loud people are the only ones everyone else can hear. After long spurts of time that feature loud repeated phrases, many begin to subscribe to the content of those phrases, because they don’t know any better.
You finally make your way to the leader and meet him. He’s nice enough, but you can tell that his ego is the driving force behind his motivation to be successful and not screw up. You also realize why so many people do not like him. He is so confident in himself that he speaks the truth to his people. In other words, as a man of reality, he tells it like it is. As you make your way back to reality yourself, you’re informed of the fact that the leader you had just met is so hated by those with loud voices that they have been able to open up a fraudulent investigation on him after having failed to keep him from being elected by his people. After having to endure all of that nonsense, you finally arrive back in the real world. You’re relieved, because it was all just a dream…or was it?
This make believe crap has been reality for us as Americans for over two years now, and so many millions of us are tired of it. The media, including the Communist News Network, are the ones with the loud voices, because they have the microphones. They have an agenda, and they yearn for all of this nation to share in said agenda. The economy of this nation is rip roaring, but that’s not good enough for these brainless idiots, because reality is no longer a thing to them.
The Communist News Network is being drug across the floor as it clings to the coattails of the New York Times, who were supposedly the first to report on the fact that the President was trying to influence the investigation of Michael Cohen in the Southern District of New York.
I remember when it was reported by Buzzfeed that the President told Cohen to lie before Congress. What an outright lie that was. I also remember when the FBI exonerated Hillary Clinton for blatant criminal conduct as secretary of state. Furthermore I recall that the President colluded with Russia so as to influence the outcome of the 2016 election; another lie! How about Kavanaugh? They railroaded him with the help of the Democrat Party. Russia, the Covington kids, Jussie Smollett, the 60 Minutes softball questions that the liar Andrew McCabe had to answer, the fake dossier, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder, leaks out of the DOJ and FBI, Robert Mueller, Andrew Weissmann, James the dumbass low IQ Clapper, the Commie John Brennan, and Mr. Barack Obama himself.
These are not serious people. Their make believe America is one in which their agenda, and only theirs reigns supreme. If you dare to stand in their way, their political surrogates in the media will trash you. This new make believe America is full of lies. It is unjust. It is supportive of late term abortion and infanticide, socialism, etc. The Communist News Network chooses this make believe existence. I’ll have no part of it whatsoever. As a matter of fact, toss me my red KAG hat, because I’d like to live in a real America; an America of individual liberty, respect for the Constitution, and justice for all.
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