FAKE NEWS (the anti-Trump angle was too good to check)

Re: Words thou shalt not use !! -- Loquitur
Posted by RichAndPretty , Tue, Dec 19, 2017, 16:49:07 Post ReplyTop of ThreadReviews by RichAndPrettyFirst Amendment Message BoardMain BigDoggie.net site

Amazing: The "banned" words were never banned, and were dreamed up as part of a list of suggested guidelines for budget documents by career (non-Trump-appointed) bureaucrats who were trying to avoid 'triggering' Congressional Republicans through the inclusion of those terms. So this entire freakout was based on comprehensively fake news -- yet it's virtually guaranteed that multiple days of dramatic news stories and breathless social media posts left a widespread and false impression on millions of news consumers. Many Americans do not trust the press for precisely this reason, and Trump-hostile journalists keep soiling their own reputations by reporting and repeating overwrought or totally inaccurate stories that happen to align with their pre-existing biases,



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