Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story

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Was it Andrew Breitbart who coined “Democrat Media Complex“? [See James Taranto’s October 2009 article] When I first heard it I thought it was funny in a combative, mock-paranoid, anti-establishment, new media champion sort of way. Now I realize, it wasn’t meant to be funny. Jonah Goldberg’s column is about the lack of coverage (see below)  We promise to cover Leland Lee abundantly in the coming weeks.

Alec Torres has an item at The Corner:

Leland Yee should be making national headlines…arrested on Wednesday by the Justice Department for wire fraud, corruption, and his alleged involvement in illegal gun deal between Chinatown gangsters and Islamist militants.

“Being a Democrat — even (or perhaps especially) a disgraced Democrat — comes with a lot of perks.”

And while he has been trying to put automatic weapons and shoulder-fired missile launchers into the hands of criminals, Yee was also an extremely vocal gun-control advocate whose mission was to take guns away from law-abiding citizens.

“The New York Times offered only one blurb of less than 200 words on Yee’s corruption charges.”

As Jonah Goldberg writes in his column today, this is what journalists call “good copy.”

…Yet four of the most prominent news outlets in America — CNNUSA Today,Politico and the Chicago Sun-Times — made no mention of the Leland Yee scandal within two days of the story breaking…

The New York Times offered only one blurb of less than 200 words on Yee’s corruption charges..

read more…

National Review Online


2 Comments on “Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story”

  1. genomega1 says:

    Reblogged this on News You May Have Missed and commented:
    Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story


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