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https://theintercept.com/2016/09/18/washpost-makes-history-first-paper-to-call-for-prosecution-of-its-own-source-after-accepting-pulitzer/


But not The Washington Post. In the face of a growing ACLU-and-Amnesty-led campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden, timed to this weekend’s release of the Oliver Stone biopic “Snowden,” the Post editorial page not only argued today in opposition to a pardon, but explicitly demanded that Snowden — their paper’s own source — stand trial on espionage charges or, as a “second-best solution,” “accept[] a measure of criminal responsibility for his excesses and the U.S. government offers a measure of leniency.”

In doing so, The Washington Post has achieved an ignominious feat in U.S. media history: the first-ever paper to explicitly editorialize for the criminal prosecution of its own paper’s source — one on whose back the paper won and eagerly accepted a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. But even more staggering than this act of journalistic treachery against their paper’s own source are the claims made to justify it.



This is an impressive feat.

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WaPo is a Democrat establishment propaganda media outlet. Liberals use to be for pardoning him, but since all wise and mighty leader Obama deemed him a criminal the card carrying Democrats threw their principals out the window and followed their all-knowing leader of the proverbial cliff. It is almost as if they are incapable of independent thought.

We don't support Bush overthrowing foreign governments and nation building, but when Obama and Clinton do exactly the same thing in Libya, well that's different. Give me a break.
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Liberals and reality have never really meshed well for the past 50 years.
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Apparently trust in media in the US has hit historic lows.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/195542/americans-trust-mass-media-sinks-new-low.aspx

With the pathetic journalistic practices at CNN and its ties to Time Warner, MSNBC being a propaganda outlet for the Democratic Party and FOX News being a propaganda outlet for the Republican Party, Breitbart serving as a media arm of the Trump campaign, Mother Jones hopping on the hack Democratic bandwagon of attacking younger voters for not worshiping at Clinton's feet, and so on, it's hardly surprising. Everyone is carrying water for someone in media these days. Primary sources are your friends.
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Wow. I'm astounded.

I mean, I'm a cynical bastard who's always willing to look on the bad side, ever expecting to see strings behind the smoke and mirrors, but even I wouldn't have called that.

I've got to step up my game. The gauntlet has been well and truly thrown.
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Wow...not really sure how to even comment other than that...wow...

The stupidity of this world astounds me
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Wow, I don't even.

Not even the balls to sign their names to it either. Just the "Editorial Board".

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There's Snow way in hell people are this dumb....


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I agree, the NSA spying on us in our lives is great!
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BlueOni wrote:

Apparently trust in media in the US has hit historic lows.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/195542/americans-trust-mass-media-sinks-new-low.aspx

With the pathetic journalistic practices at CNN and its ties to Time Warner, MSNBC being a propaganda outlet for the Democratic Party and FOX News being a propaganda outlet for the Republican Party, Breitbart serving as a media arm of the Trump campaign, Mother Jones hopping on the hack Democratic bandwagon of attacking younger voters for not worshiping at Clinton's feet, and so on, it's hardly surprising. Everyone is carrying water for someone in media these days. Primary sources are your friends.


Exactly!
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Boy, why can't Will Smith ever get a publicity tie-in stunt like this when one of HIS movies opens?
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kevz_210 wrote:

WaPo is a Democrat establishment propaganda media outlet. Liberals use to be for pardoning him, but since all wise and mighty leader Obama deemed him a criminal the card carrying Democrats threw their principals out the window and followed their all-knowing leader of the proverbial cliff. It is almost as if they are incapable of independent thought.

We don't support Bush overthrowing foreign governments and nation building, but when Obama and Clinton do exactly the same thing in Libya, well that's different. Give me a break.


apparently, 15 years of war, hundreds of thousands of lives lost and trillions spent all based on a lie is a-ok.
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Lol, I actually find that hilarious that that newspaper did that to themselves.
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kevz_210 wrote:

WaPo is a Democrat establishment propaganda media outlet. Liberals use to be for pardoning him, but since all wise and mighty leader Obama deemed him a criminal the card carrying Democrats threw their principals out the window and followed their all-knowing leader of the proverbial cliff. It is almost as if they are incapable of independent thought.

We don't support Bush overthrowing foreign governments and nation building, but when Obama and Clinton do exactly the same thing in Libya, well that's different. Give me a break.


apparently, 15 years of war, hundreds of thousands of lives lost and trillions spent all based on a lie is a-ok.


As long as team blue pushes the same policies it's all good. So sick of the stupid blind partisan mentality. My team good, your team bad, it's about how much thought many people I know give as justification for their support or lack their of for a certain party's or candidate's policy proposals.
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