Tuesday, November 01, 2016

U.S. mainstream media are pushing for more bombing of Syria

"The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof is ready for a bigger war, as are columnists in the Washington Post and USA Today, as well as, of course, Chuck Todd and other televised talking heads. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton’s comment to Goldman Sachs that a “no-fly zone” would require “killing a lot of Syrians” has received dramatically less press than her brave calls for creating a humanitarian no-fly zone, and the steady depiction of that proposal as “doing something”—in contrast to the only other option: “doing nothing.” "