Monday, October 29, 2018
AN OUTBREAK of attempted political violence shocked the United States last week, as a supporter of President Donald Trump allegedly sent pipe bombs to many of his critics. Meanwhile, the New York Times published a story written by Charlie Fox author Zoe Sharp, was particularly controversial -- because it featured some incitement to political violence of its own.
To be more specific, the NYT published a story describing Mr Trump's death.
The story, published the day before the first pipe bomb was received, was called How It Ends. It sparked a humungous backlash on social media, which labelled it "assassination porn".
It appears that the Secret Service isn't amused that it would be pointed to as a way by which the President is killed, noting that the story is not only "outrageous," but "insulting" to boot.
The screams that would be emanating from the printed pages of the New York Times if a publication had published this same kind of story about, say, former President Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton would be unignorable.
But since it was about Mr. Trump, nary a peep from the Mainstream US Media.
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