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As an Aussie, I'd missed this horseshit, so thank you. I just want to note that Katherine Maher seems very nice and normal, that all these right-wing kooks are proud whiny babies, and that goddammit, now I want baklava. (The takeaway was about the nuts and not the baklava?? Proof they really are living on Bullshit Mountain. Nuts are yummy but baklava is life.)

Also, if I had had that dream it would 100% have been homoerotic which, I suppose, is why the whiny babies focused on the nuts.

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๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ต-๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜™๐˜ถ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜›๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜บ โ€œ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜บ, ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐˜•๐˜—๐˜™ ๐˜Š๐˜Œ๐˜– ๐˜’๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ด,โ€ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ โ€” ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ซ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜•๐˜—๐˜™ โ€” ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฏ๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด, ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ.

๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ด (๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ต ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฌ) ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜™๐˜ถ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜จ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜™๐˜ถ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ.

๐˜™๐˜ถ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜จ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ โ€œ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ.โ€

So the fucking ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด decided to "Saddam bought aluminum tubes" this whole non-story so that Rufo can claim that "It's a real story, onna conna it was in the evil librul ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด!" Geez, it just used to be one gullible, sympathetic reporter like Judith Miller that would ruin the ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด' credibility. Now the entire editorial staff wants to participate.

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>> "mourning each addition" <<

I saw that, Dok.

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Thatโ€™s the kind of thing I live for around these parts!

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I recall the first time NPR was attacked. I called my representative. I was horrified. Now, I give no fucks.

After 2016, I am like, meh fuckers are one of the reasons we are headed towards fascism. #ButHerEmails

#BidenIsOld

From your link:

"I was stunned in the management-level meetings and conversations where harassment victims were disparaged as troublemakers, and harassers who were still with the company were protected."

In 2016 we learned that America's media was run by rapists. NPR also.

" For most of 2016, many NPR journalists warned newsroom leadership that we werenโ€™t taking Trump and the possibility of his winning seriously enough. But top editors dismissed the chance of a Trump win repeatedly, declaring that Americans would be revolted by this or that outrageous thing heโ€™d said or done. I remember one editorial meeting where a white newsroom leader said that Trumpโ€™s strong poll numbers wouldnโ€™t survive his being exposed as a racist. When a journalist of color asked whether his numbers could be rising because of his racism, the comment was met with silence. In another meeting, I and a couple of other editorial leaders were encouraged to make sure that any coverage of a Trump lie was matched with a story about a lie from Hillary Clinton. Another colleague asked what to do if one candidate just lied more than the other. Another silent response."

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Berlinerโ€™s friends call him Jelly Roll, but noone calls himself that. Also FFS how is someone like this employed by you, MSM?

Mmm, I could definitely hide my face in some baklava right now.

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I stopped listening to NPR a long time ago because it had became too both-sides annoying, pretty much the opposite of what Berliner describes.

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Wut the ever-loving fuk.

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Nice Polite Republicans soft-glove every conservative they interview. politician or person on the street... if you are conservative you will get ZERO obvious followup questions and ZERO pushback when promulgating demonstrable lies. this has been going on for YEARS now.

"liberal bias" at NPR is a joke. hearing an interview with Gingrinch on the BBC a few months back very well illustrated this as they called his bullshit as bullshit in real-time and repeatedly pushed back on his false claims. he was getting big mad by the end. that'd never happen on NPR. or *at most* they might correct a single lie (and will not call it that) at the very end.

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omg, yes THIS.

Americans have no idea of what we're putting up with.

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I am so tired of hearing that caring about the opinions of people who are not straight white men is somehow pandering.

You know what is pandering? Only caring about straight white men.

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Unaware and unironic: NYPost: NPR editor Uri Berliner resigns after bombshell expose reveals networkโ€™s pervasive left-wing bias

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As a 'a bit crunchy-granola Prius-driving liberal' who's been listening to NPR for over 20 years(WAMU is my local station, because I live like less than 30 miles north of DC), I am just laughing. If anything, I thought NPR was too kind to the PAB when he was in office, like, they tried to straight up just serve facts. The thing is, with ppl like PAB, that just doesn't really work, because you don't want to say 'POTUS PAB just gave a speech about how his body is a battery, he thinks exercise is bad' with no context, because people aren't batteries. I got straight up annoyed with them when PAB was first elected, because they carried on trying to pretend all this was totally normal.

I still listen to them, I enjoy my local people, they're pretty darn FAIR in my opinion, though as I said, I'm a crunchy liberal, though a poor one, so ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ (I'm also addicted to that old emoji).

Are the GQP also mad at PBS?(I'm pretty sure the answer is 'yes', but don't feel like googling that, because I'm a perezosa).

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WAMU. The station that brought us the screechy, pathological speech of Diane Rehm -- whose voice was the least of her disabilities. Uneducated and incurious, she obviously never read anything, and didn't need to, since she made every interview into a show about herself. Locus classicus for me was when she mansplained to Simone Dinnerstein how "playing the piano is like typing."

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I remember when she had a show about labor issues and invited guests from American Enterprise Institute and Brookings, but of course not a single person from organized labor.

She sucked so much and was terrible and unlistenable, and I absolutely am not referring to her vocal disorder. Even the corporate shills from USA Today whom she'd have fill in for her were better.

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But I do love Kojo Nnamdi's voice, tbh!

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I literally was just reading a thing on Slate written by an ex- NPR staffer and she laid the smackdown on the article while also making the point that NPR has been "an organizational shit show for a long time".

One thing pointed out was that they are loathe to go back and re-examine an earlier story even from several years back b/c it would look like they were criticizing the original reporter/producer, etc.

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I am so glad the NYT unquestioningly listens to Rufo and other conservative thought leaders. If the NYT went all โ€œcancel cultureโ€ on people like Rufo, because their arguments are disingenuous and made in bad faith, they would be depriving their readers of being exposed to all sides of an issue.

For example, trying to cover Trump without accepting the conspiracy theories that make up a large part of his campaign and the Republican agenda, means NPR is super woke liberal. This is just facts as Ruto demonstrated. Not that thereโ€™s a divergence between reality and what Trump insists happened or what Trump said or did.

Reality has a liberal bias.

Edited a few things.

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Let's all share our 2020 dreams about Kamala! I dreamed that she and I were discussing short stories by Alice Munro.

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Remember that time the NYT decided it didn't need a to have a public editor anymore, and was like, "no worries, there is always Twitter to keep us honest."

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If NPR is so LUBral, why do they let right-wing nutjobs run their mouths without being asked any questions, or called out for lying? For solid, more in-depth on-air reporting, tune into European wireless stations.

And why do they continue to employ the useless Mara Liasson from Fox News and Eleanor Beardsley from Strom Thumond's disgraced shop (among many others)? Just asking questions.

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Eleanor Beardsley sounds so completely bored with life. Why does she bother working on radio anymore?

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Wait, Mara Liasson is from Fox? How.... I'm feeling really clueless and naive now....

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Only as a paid part-time hack, but you can hear her contempt for truth, decency and democracy in almost every report she does.

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