Free press: November 14, 2018

Dear Mr. VP,

Now, I’m not saying Aung San Suu Kyi is in the right here. Let’s be clear.

But to sit silently and listen to YOU tell her that Burma’s jailing of two journalists is “deeply troubling” and that Americans believe in “free and independent press.”

When our response to the brutal Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi has been lacking on all fronts.

When our president calls the free press the “enemy of the people” and tells them their questions are “stupid” and strips them of their press passes for asking tough questions.

When you don’t denounce people who wear these sorts of shirts to your rallies.


When all these things are true, we’ve lost our ability to lecture others about the importance of the free press. Kindly take a seat.


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