Letter to the editor: Media ignoring Democrats’ corruption, lies
Even his supporters know it. Many of the attacks on President Trump are justified. The poor guy hasn’t learned that if he ignored the goading, we’re talking easy re-election and continued economic gains, especially for minorities. He can’t, so we’re left with an adolescent mentality bent on self-mutilation. That rarely ends well.
But it doesn’t absolve media outlets from ignoring continued fallout from Trump’s predecessor, who I believe is corrupt, or the pathological lies of the front-running Democratic presidential nominee.
Save the fake outrage and cries of racism. Fact-check it. Black, white or turquoise, when your secretary of state queues up unencrypted, classified e-mails for enemies to read, your FBI director confirms several Espionage Act violations but does nothing, your vice president publicly boasts of blackmailing the Ukraine and your Justice Department starts a suspiciously unproductive investigation of an incoming president, that’s political corruption like nothing we’ve seen. It makes Watergate and Bill Clinton’s perjury resemble parking tickets.
Add the non-reporting of Elizabeth Warren’s fixation on telling lies that brand her a victim, and media bias is clear, present and sad.
Suppression of facts — even opinion — by media servants who favor the Democrats’ socialist agenda may get the desired result. It may even feel like victory. But forfeiting integrity is never that. And promoting “dependence on government” to youth is a stain no adult can wash off, and a scar no election win can heal.
Penn Township, Westmoreland County