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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS,CNN and Andy Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Public Coruption Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability Healthy Communities

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

JUST TELL US WHAT’S TRUE AND WHAT’S BULLSHIT

Samantha Bee returned last night and, after joking announcing that Hillary Clinton had passed away (“She says she’s not dead, but as we know she is a liar“), she took her shots at the failings of presidential forum moderator Matt Lauer and the media in general.

Ridiculing the forum format that had a woefully unprepared Lauer asking the candidates questions while ex-military members were sidelined and given little time to query the candidates, singling out “draft dodging” Donald Trump.
“I bet the veterans have some things they’d like to ask a draft dodging, Gold Star family insulting, a war-crime advocating torture-phile whose worst Vietnam flashback involves scrambling for the last plane out of Gonorrhea,” she suggested.
While stating, “Why can’t the media just tell us what’s true and what’s bullshit?” she saved most of her ire for NBC’s Lauer.



After sharing clips of Lauer harping on Hillary’s emails, Bee unloaded on him.
“Oh, come on, Matt,” she ranted. “Do you really think there is an email smoking gun that the Inspector General, a House committee, the FBI and 18 months of nonstop news coverage couldn’t find, that will be magically uncovered by seven minutes of questions from a human Splenda whose crowning journalistic achievement is not knowing where the fuck he is?”





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