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I want facts, not fear mongering #StopAsianHate | Steve Berman

I want facts, not fear mongering #StopAsianHate | Steve Berman

Secretary of State Antony Blinken just got upbraided by communist Chinese officials for what they called “condescension” in the Biden administration’s first face-to-face meetings held in Alaska. Meanwhile, the president and Vice President Kamala Harris are traveling to Atlanta with a message for Americans of Asian heritage, (“Asian Americans”). The white man in the White House wants to assure …

Irresponsible media buries the motive in the Asian spa shootings | Steve Berman

Irresponsible media buries the motive in the Asian spa shootings | Steve Berman

The media is irresponsibly burying the motive behind the deadly spa shootings in Atlanta, and going with a racial hate crime instead. Yes, the crime was one of hate, but not the hate the media is reporting. A day after the horrific shootings in north Georgia and Atlanta took eight people, police already know much …

The truth about Trump’s Georgia phone call and the media’s circus | Steve Berman

The truth about Trump’s Georgia phone call and the media’s circus | Steve Berman

This is a familiar beat. The Washington Post (or just as easily, the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Vogue, Tiger Beat, or Sports Illustrated) breaks some blockbuster story about a smoking gun that will surely put Trump behind bars (or before the second impeachment acquittal, out of office forever). The story gets legs all over the media. The End gets nearer, …