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Fidel Castro: 60 Years of Fake News
Townhall ^ | December 2nd, 2016 | Mona Charen

Posted on 12/02/2016 5:18:56 PM PST by ChessExpert

A panic is sweeping the land -- or at least something like it has unnerved CNN, Vox and other precincts of progressive sensibility. They are alarmed that millions of Americans are being misled by "fake news."

(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...


TOPICS: General Discussion; Issues
KEYWORDS: castro; cuba; media; msm
Mona Charen is a calm and reasonable pundit. While someone like Sean Hannity does a great job of preaching to the choir, Mona's words and writings can often be shared with liberal friends and family. Yet she makes her point. In this case, she skewers Fidel Castro, Cuban communism, and the American mainstream (fake) news industry.
1 posted on 12/02/2016 5:18:56 PM PST by ChessExpert
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To: ChessExpert

The MSM has intimated that tweets directly from the fingertips of President-Elect Trump are “fake news.”

It’s all a power play. It’s all an attempt to gain power by setting the rules of debate and controlling the vocabulary in which the debate is conducted.

It only works as long as both sides of the debate play along. And if both sides are playing along, the debate has only one side, really.


2 posted on 12/02/2016 6:34:50 PM PST by Steely Tom ([VOTE FRAUD] == [CIVIL WAR])
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To: Steely Tom

Anything coming out of the White House for the last 8 years has been fake news....i.e. 4.something unemployment (with 100 million working age adults unemployed, out of a population of 330 million or so).

Basically, the only time a Dem is not blowing fake news is when the “hot air” is not coming from their upper orifice.


3 posted on 12/02/2016 7:01:26 PM PST by OldArmy52 (All change is progress.)
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To: ChessExpert

There were a lot of specifics in this article that were new to me. For instance:

“There are actually three health services in Cuba. There is one for tourists, featuring state-of-the-art equipment. There is a second for high-ranking communists, the military, approved artists and so forth. This, too, is a good system. And then there is the squalid, dirty, understaffed, massively under-equipped medical system that ordinary Cubans (the vast majority) must endure. In the third system, overworked doctors reuse latex gloves, antibiotics are scarce, and patients must “bring their own bed sheets, soap, towels, food, light bulbs — even toilet paper.”

A 2014 report from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting found that in Cuban hospitals “the floors are stained and surgeries and wards are not disinfected. Doors do not have locks and their frames are coming off. Some bathrooms have no toilets or sinks, and the water supply is erratic. Bat droppings, cockroaches, mosquitoes and mice are all in evidence.”


4 posted on 12/02/2016 7:59:16 PM PST by ChessExpert (It's not compassion when you use government to give other people's money away.)
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To: ChessExpert

“Fake News” is fake news.


5 posted on 12/07/2016 10:49:31 PM PST by dasboot (GOV POLICY: From each according to our needs; to each according to our needs.)
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To: Steely Tom

They cannot even hail the right Mary


6 posted on 03/18/2017 7:18:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Steely Tom

I think I know what you mean. For too long Republicans have allowed the traditional media to DEFINE the terms...and thus, as Rush Limbaugh so often says, allow them to “break you”. (”If the media can make you, they can break you.”)

Trump isn’t allowing that to happen. He continues to communicate on differing platforms and teach and reach just as many people.


7 posted on 03/23/2017 7:23:44 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yup. Welcome to being in heaven. F**k the dying liberals. Battles have effects.


8 posted on 03/26/2017 10:48:48 PM PDT by FreeperCell
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