Nolte: Washington Post Prints Op-Ed from Turkey’s Erdogan, World’s Top Jailer of Journalists

Breitbart | 3/20/2019 | Staff
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Between CNN winning an Excellence in Journalism Award for a town hall event where a rape victim was booed and the Washington Post handing over its opinion pages to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, we now know that all those lofty journalistic platitudes the media keep lecturing the rest of us about — you know, truth, decency, and concern for the safety and well being of the media — are a phony pose.

For the second time in six months, the far-left Washington Post has offered op-ed space to Erdogan, a man infamous for jailing journalists.

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What’s more, this time the Post offered up this space on the eve of Turkish elections, which means the Post is perfectly okay with foreigners meddling in a sovereign country’s elections so long as it’s the Post who’s the foreigner.

Apparently, the Post believes democracy dies in darkness, but the 68 journalists Turkey has jailed will do just fine in that same darkness.

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So what happened to all those lofty journalistic principles? What happened to the establishment media’s never-ending concern for the freedom and well-being of the world’s journalists?

Well, if your country jails 68 journalists, we now know that you can still win love and free campaign advertising from the far-left Post if you are willing to say what the Post wants to hear.

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For instance, if you condemn *wink-wink* Western politicians for not condemning Islamophobia enough, if you condemn Western civilization in general, suddenly those 68 imprisoned journalists aren’t all...
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